• Serves 2
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


A quick & easy way to prepare a tasty couscous dish.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 cups Couscous
  • 3 Spring onions
  • 1 cup Sliced olives
  • 1 cup Spinach leaves
  • 5 slices Ham
  • 2 cups Grated cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh basil
  • 1 Tbsp Butter


  1. Prepare couscous by adding boiled water and butter then mix with fork until light and fluffy.
  2. Pan fry ham, spring onions, spinach leaves and basil over medium heart until ham is cooked.
  3. Add to couscous and stir. Add salt and pepper if required.


You may like to add, sun/semi dried tomatoes, zucchini, various herbs of choice and the cheese can be replaced with fetta if so desired.

  • Rice sounds like a good alternative I might like that rather than cous cous tha ks thoguh


  • I dont regularly eat cous cous but it sounds fresh and healthy


  • I am not a fan of cous cous, I would use rice instead.


  • my kind of meal :)


  • I love cous cous


  • Delicious and so easy to prepare


  • Thank you very much for sharing! This looks fantastic. I can’t wait to try it! :)


  • It sounds divine,thanks a great side dish!


  • A lovely recipe idea; thanks for sharing!.


  • Yum.. I would love this although the rest of my family don’t like couscous


  • I have never made couscous. Must try your recipe as it looks nice and easy. Hope mine doesn’t come out dry.


  • Looks like a quick and easy dinner idea. Great for those days when we get home from work late. Going to give this one a try.


  • don’t know why I love cous cous so much, but I could eat it every single day and not get tired of it. thanks for sharing your version


  • i think my entire family would love this cous cous meal!


  • no ham, and I love this dish. I make a similar one for lunches!!


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