Harissa Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous

By Director – Josh Ball ·  · 3 min read

Harissa Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous

We asked therese.spoon for a ‘use it up’ recipe to use those spare veggies left in your fridge that may go to waste. We absolubtely love what they came up with! We hope you enjoy this flavourful Harissa Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous as much as we do.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cous Cous
Servings 2 people


  • 700 g mixed veggies- I’ve used Carrot, Pumpkin, Cauliflower & Sweet Potato
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 ml hot vegetable stock
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp harissa
  • 150 g pearl cous cous

Spice Mix

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp chilli

To Serve

  • 1 lemon
  • 10 g chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp Tahini


  • Preheat the oven to 200C.
  • Chop the veggies into 2-3cm cubes, then add them to a baking tin with the tomato paste, oil, vegetable stock, spices, 1/2 tsp salt & black pepper. Stir until the veggies are evenly coated, then bake for 30 minutes, giving the veggies a stir halfway through.
  • In the meantime, toss the chickpeas in harissa. Add the chickpeas on top of the roast vegetables and bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Cook the cous cous according to packet instructions, drain & toss in with the roasted vegetables & chickpeas.
  • Combine the tahini with 2 tsp lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine, add 1-2 tsp water and continue to whisk until the dressing has the same consistency as honey.
  • To serve, drizzle the tahini dressing over the couscous, squeeze over with lemon & top with the chopped parsley
Keyword Healthy, Hearty, Use it up, Warm

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