- 3 tablespoons olive oil (2 tbsps + 1 tbsp)
- 1 onion
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 red bell pepper
- 2 tablespoons ginger, grated
- 250 g orange juice
- 400 g water
- 250 g couscous
- 200 g hazelnuts
- ¼ bunch parsley
- 5 sprigs of chives
Couscous with Ginger and Hazelnuts
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- Place a pot over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
- Finely chop the onion and garlic.
- Chop the bell peppers into little pieces and grate the ginger.
- Add them to the pot along with the vegetables and sauté for 8-
- 10 minutes, until they soften. Stir with a wooden spoon.
- Add the orange juice and simmer for 10 minutes until the juice evaporates.
- Add the water and boil for about 4-5 minutes.
- Remove pot from heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, the couscous, salt and pepper.
- Cover with lid and let it rest for 15 minutes.
- Then, stir with a spoon to fluff up the couscous.
- Finely chop the parsley, chives and hazelnuts
- Add them to the couscous, season to taste and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
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A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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