Spiced Squash Couscous Bowl
with chickpeas and Greek style cheese
This loaded couscous bowl is packed full of intriguing ingredients. With every bite you'll encounter a new and unexpected taste or texture. This veggie dish is healthy, filling and anything but dull.
Diced Butternut Squash
(Contains Wheat May be present Soya)
Greek Style Cheese
(Contains Sesame May be present Cereals containing gluten, Peanut, Nuts)
Middle Eastern Style Spice Mix
(Contains Sesame, Mustard)
Not included in your delivery
- Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Halve, peel and chop the onion into wedges.
- Add chickpeas, onion and butternut squash to a lined baking tray.
- Toss with Middle Eastern spice, salt, pepper and a drizzle of oil. Spread out in a single layer.
- Roast on the top shelf of the oven until squash is soft and chickpeas are crunchy, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through.
TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.
- Meanwhile, add the couscous to a bowl.
- Make a stock by dissolving the muscat in 200ml boiling water (500ml for 4p).
- Pour the stock into the bowl with the couscous, cover with a plate or cling film and leave aside for 10 mins.
TIP: If you're in a hurry you can boil the water in your kettle.
- While the couscous cooks, place a pan over medium heat (without oil).
- Once hot, add the sesame seeds and dry-fry, shifting regularly, until lightly toasted, 2-3 mins
- Remove from the pan and set aside.
TIP: Watch them like a hawk as they can burn easily.
- In a large bowl, mix the yoghurt, harissa paste and half the sesame seeds.
- Stir to combine then season to taste with salt and pepper.
TIP: If cooking for kids, you can use less harissa to reduce the heat.
- Fluff up the couscous with a fork.
- Mix the couscous through the dressing.
- Carefully stir through the roasted onion, butternut squash and crispy chickpeas.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Divide the adorned couscous between bowls.
- Crumble over the Greek Style Cheese.
- Garnish with the remaining sesame seeds and a drizzle of honey.