Chickpea and red pepper couscous

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This easy couscous recipe can be enjoyed by the whole family, suitable from 8 months

chickpea and red pepper couscous
  • 300ml very low salt vegetable stock
  • 1 knob unsalted butter
  • 100g couscous
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g red pepper, chopped
  • 100g chickpeas
  • 50g onion, chopped


  • Step 1

    Bring the stock to boil in a pan.

  • Step 2

    Add the butter.

  • Step 3

    Stir the couscous in with a fork and leave to one side for about 6 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Place the chickpeas in a microwaveable bowl, cover with water and microwave for 2 minutes.

  • Step 5

    In a frying pan, heat the oil and fry the onion until soft.

  • Step 6

    Add the peppers and chick peas and cook for a further 4 minutes.

  • Step 7

    Fluff up the couscous with a fork and stir in the veg.

  • Once you have separated your child’s portion, add a dash of lemon juice and some black pepper for a great accompaniment to roast chicken or lamb.

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