Eat: Spiced Roasted Pumpkin, Cranberry, Pine Nut and Feta Cous Cous

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Spiced Roasted Pumpkin, Cranberry, Pine Nut and Feta Cous Cous

This cous cous dish is perfectly simple, tastes great and can be served warm or cold. It is lovely on its own or great with salmon, chicken or lamb.


500g pumpkin, cubed

Dried spices (we like to use a mix of cummin, smoked paprika, cinnamon and chilli)

1 cup of cous cous

1/2 cup dried cranberries or craisins (roughly chopped)

1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

1/2 cup flat leaf parsley (chopped)

1/2 cup feta, crumbled

Juice of 1/2 a lemon

Hot chicken stock (chicken or vegetable works best)

Olive oil

Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees and roast pumpkin cubes, sprinkled with spices and a dash of olive oil until cooked through. Add cous cous to a metal bowl, top with boiling hot stock and add a dash of olive oil, covering approximately 1 inch above the cous cous. Cover with cling film for about 3-5 minutes until all of the stock is absorbed. Remove cling film and fork through the cous cous so it is light and fluffy. Add the roasted pumpkin, chopped cranberries, pine nuts, parsley, feta, lemon juice and olive oil and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper and serve. Enjoy!


8 Comments Add yours

  1. audrra says:

    Wow, everything you do, looks amazing! And overall, your blog is marvelous 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you for such a lovely comment!


  2. cookiesnchem says:

    Looks delicious! I love all the ingredients here. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Hello Ele, thanks for your like. Love the look of your blog and the flavour combinations in your recipes look great!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much!


  4. Sabrina says:

    Love the flavor combo! Sounds delicious 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Hi Ele,
    It is nice to meet you. I saw that you just started following my blog. I was curious and stopped by to see what your are writing about on your blog. It is nice to meet you. That looks delicious! I love couscous,but unfortunately my husband is not a fan of it. I would like to try this and see if he changes his mind.

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