Classic couscous recipe


Today’s post is about the easiest way to prepare couscous for lunch or dinner. For the ingredients, you will need:

½ Pound Couscous

2 cups of water

3 Tbl Spoons of extra virgin olive oil

1 chopped onion

2 cloves (crushed) of garlic

1 grated carrot

1 can of peas

1 Tbl Spoon of Harissa

Salt and pepper


– In a saucepan, heat the Olive Oil, add the chopped onion, stir and allow cook until soft. Add the crushed garlic and the Harissa, then stir again.

– Add water, stir and bring to boil.

– In a separate pot (with a cover) add the couscous, the water with the previous ingredients; then add the grated carrot, the peas and stir.

– Leave it for 5 minutes, add salt and pepper and your couscous is finally ready.

This is the basic recipe, to check the Tunisian version with Sardines or Lamb, please go check it out on our blog:


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