Broccoli and sweet potato couscous

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Serves 4
Prep 10
Cook 35
A great tasting meal that’s easy to prepare and good for you! Served as a side dish or light, fresh flavoured meal, it’s high in protein and fibre.

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A great tasting meal that’s easy to prepare and good for you! Served as a side dish or light, fresh flavoured meal, it’s high in protein and fibre.
  • 1 sweet potato (kumara), peeled and chopped into 2cm chunks
  • oil spray
  • 400g broccoli
  • 100g fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup couscous
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced (optional)

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  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  2. Place sweet potato (kumara) onto baking tray. Spray with oil and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Cut the broccoli into small florets. Steam broccoli and corn kernels.
  4. In a saucepan bring stock to the boil. Place couscous in a large bowl and pour 1 cup of heated stock over the couscous and rake with a fork.
  5. Let the couscous sit for 5 minutes then rake again.
  6. Mix in broccoli, corn kernels, sweet potato (kumara) and pine nuts. Peel and cut the avocado into 2cm chunks and mix.
  7. Hand-pick mint leaves and scatter them through the couscous.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice and serve.

Tips

  • You can steam broccoli and corn kernels in the microwave for 2-3 minutes, just add a sprinkle of water and cover.
  • Try adding other varieties of seasonal vegetables to create your own unique couscous meal.

Tips

  • You can steam broccoli and corn kernels in the microwave for 2-3 minutes, just add a sprinkle of water and cover.
  • Try adding other varieties of seasonal vegetables to create your own unique couscous meal.

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