Grilled Vegetable Couscous

Couscous is one of the easiest grains to prepare – simply add boiling water and fluff! This recipe is super simple and serves as a great side salad to any main.


Prep Time: 5 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Serving size: 4 servings


  • 1 cup of couscous
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups of broccoli, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to medium. Evenly space carrot and broccoli on a foil lined tray and drizzle with olive. Grill for 10-15 minutes or until soften.

  2. In a large bowl, add couscous and boiling water (you may need to adjust water according to instructions on couscous packet). Let sit for a few minutes. Using a fork, gently fluff the couscous until a light fluffy consistency is achieved. If couscous is seeming dry, add a light drizzle of olive oil and mix.

  3. Add the grilled carrot, broccoli, mint and salt and pepper and serve.


Tags: side, salad, couscous