Mediterranean Couscous

There are a couple of things that are absolutely necessary in a couscous dish, especially if you’re making one ‘cos you crave the rich flavour of the brilliant Mediterranean. Oregano and Cumin are essential. Unfortunately, I had a craving and had no cumin powder of any sort. But here are the ingredients I used to satisfy the craving as best as I could:

  • Onions, preferably red.
  • Mushrooms, just because.
  • Balsamic vinegar, for ZING.
  • Garlic, for wholesomeness.
  • Parsley, for healthy colour.
  • Salt.
  • Pepper.
  • Oregano, essential.
  • Sage, as a pathetic substitute for Cumin.
  • Tomato puree, for lush redness.
Roasted root vegetables like aubergines or cucumbers would’ve been lovely. Bell peppers even. But I really had to make do with what I had in the fridge and great thing I had Asparagus and Greek Feta to save the day.
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