This makes a great side dish with a salad or veggies, or even if you want to eat it with meat.
- 1 cup of Cous Cous
- 4 dried Bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- cracked whole pepper
- 1 teaspoon tumeric
- small pinch saffron
- 1/2 teaspoon vegetable salt the kind you get from the health food shop)
- 6 cherry tomatoes
- 1 baby zuchini
- 1 small carrot
- 1/2 tablespoon garlic infused olive oil
Place the cous cous into a bowl. Add Bay leaves, paprika, oregano, cracked pepper and tumeric. Mix dry ingredients together until the spices have evenly coloured the dry cous cous. Pour 1 cup of boiling water into a measuring jug with a small pinch of saffron and 1/2 a teaspoon vegetable salt.
Add to cous cous and stir, then leave to absorb.
In another small saucepan add chopped zuchini and carrot with 1/2 tablespoon garlic infused olive oil. Stir fry until nicely sautéed.
After or while your veggies are sauting, fluff cous cous ( add a little more water if needed, say another tablespoon or so) and add chopped cherry tomatoes. Add Sauted veggies and stir into cous cous.