Saffron Lemon Couscous

    25 minutes

    This saffron couscous is mixed with brown onion, red onion, garlic, butter, saffron, spinach, lemon juice and the zest of a lemon for a delicious side or main.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 250g English spinach, washed and chopped
    • 1 brown onion, diced
    • 1/4 red onion, diced
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 cups couscous
    • 1 pinch of saffron threads
    • 2 cups chicken stock
    • 1 lemon, juiced and zested

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. In a frying pan, wilt the spinach then set aside.
    2. Sauté the garlic and onion in the butter. Stir in the saffron and the stock then bring to a boil. Remove from heat, stir in the couscous then cover. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
    3. Fluff couscous with a fork then stir in the wilted spinach, lemon zest then squeeze lemon juice over the top.

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