Middle Eastern Couscous & Tenderstem® broccoli

Middle Eastern Couscous & Tenderstem® broccoli

The Tenderstem® broccoli is chopped up here, letting you see for yourself just how tasty that stem is!

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

15 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Dairy free
  • Vegetarian

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 539
  • Fat 28.3g High
  • Saturates 2.9g Low
  • Carbs 55.2g
  • Sugars 17g Medium
  • Fibre 5.1g
  • Protein 13.5g
  • Salt 0.66g Low
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  1. Put the stock in a heat-proof bowl. Tip in the couscous, stir well, cover with clingfilm and set aside for 10 minutes.

  2. In a separate bowl, stir together the olive oil, garlic, chilli and baharat seasoning. Add the raisins and pine nuts, and mix thoroughly. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper and set aside.

  3. Steam the Tenderstem® broccoli for 5 minutes until soft but with a little bite.

  4. Tip the cooked Tenderstem® broccoli into the couscous, pour over the dressing and mix together.

  5. Serve immediately whilst still warm, or pack into tubs and chill in the fridge for a super healthy packed lunch.

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Nutrition information for Tenderstem® broccoli is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem® broccoli. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

Nutrition analysis of recipes featured on the Tenderstem® broccoli website is calculated by a registered dietitian using McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods, Seventh Edition, but may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used. Analyses do not include optional ingredients or suggested accompaniments unless specific amounts are given. If there is a range in the amount of an ingredient, the smaller amount is used. When a recipe lists a choice of ingredients, the first is used.