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Healthy Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Looking to learn how to make the best Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Couscous? Our quick & easy recipe is a healthy warm salad for vegetarians and vegans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Couscous Recipe, Roasted Vegetable Couscous, Vegetarian Couscous
Servings: 6
Calories: 637kcal

Equipment

  • French knife
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • pot
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 Red Bell Pepper cored and diced
  • 1 Large Carrot diced
  • 1 Large Parsnip diced
  • 1 Medium Sweet Potato diced
  • 1 Vidalia Onion diced
  • 1 Zucchini diced
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 1/3 cups Dry Couscous
  • 1 3/4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 14 oz Canned Chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Smoked Almonds roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp Cilantro
  • 2 tbsp Mint
  • 1/2 tsp Sumac

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 475F. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Place bell pepper, carrots, parsnip, sweet potatoes, onions and zucchini on baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and toss to evenly coat. Roast in preheated oven about 45 minutes until tender, tossing once after 30 minutes of roasting.
  • While vegetables are roasting, in a small mixing bowl whisk together remaining 3 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and season with 1/4 tsp salt, set aside.
  • Bring chicken broth, 1/2 tsp salt and turmeric to a boil. Place couscous and raisins in a large mixing bowl, pour hot chicken broth over couscous and stir, cover bowl with plastic wrap and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Add roasted vegetables, chickpeas, almonds, cilantro, mint and lemon mixture to couscous and toss to evenly coat. Sprinkle with sumac and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 637kcal | Carbohydrates: 104.8g | Protein: 22.9g | Fat: 15.8g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 1472mg | Fiber: 19.3g | Sugar: 23.2g | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 8mg