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Harissa and Cous Cous Stew

A simple one pot meal that takes barely any prep time. Winner!

  • 1.Heat olive oil in a heavy based pan
  • 2.Add carrots, onions, garlic and cook on a gentle heat for around 15 mins (until softened)
  • 3.Add harissa paste, salt and pepper and stir to coat all vegetables
  • 4.Add tomatoes and chickpeas. Fill tomato tin with water one or two times and add to pan.
  • 5.Crumble stock cube into pan. Bring the stew to the boil then simmer until carrots are softened
  • 6.Once everything is cooked through, remove from the heat and add spinach, lemon juice, cous cous and coriander if using
  • 7.Let everything sit for 5 mins whilst the cous cous soaks through
  • 8.Voila! As with most things, a good hunk of bread goes well
  • 3-4 medium carrots- chopped into small chunks
  • 1-2 onions- finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 400g tin chickpeas
  • 400g tin tomatoes
  • 1 veg stock cube
  • 1 heaped tablespoon harissa paste
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Chopped coriander (optional)
  • Large handful cous cous
  • Olive oil
  • Handful spinach