Couscous with vegetables and red pepper sauce! Just wonderful and ready in 15 minutes!


This salad is the ultimate winter dish you will love to eat. It is light, very easy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare.

Tips and Substitutions

Instead of broccoli and mushrooms you can put whatever vegetables you want in your couscous.

If you want you can skip the pepper sauce add another sauce of your choice.


If you like this recipe you can try some of the following:

Warm salad with arugula, sweet potatoes and mushrooms

Greek Buddha Bowl

Detox Quinoa and Red Lentil Salad

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Sauce

Salad with couscous, veggies and red pepper sauce

Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
This winter salad has it all and is delicious.


  • 1 1/2 cup raw couscous
  • 3 cup water
  • 4 cup mushrooms of your choice
  • 1 onion
  • 4 cup broccoli
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • red pepper

for the red pepper sauce

  • 170 gr. roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 2 garlic cloves 
  • salt 
  • juice from 1/2 lemon 
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper 
  • 1/3 cup almonds 
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper 


  • Start by pouring olive oil into a saucepan or wok.
  • As soon as it gets warm, add the onion. Saute for 2-3 minutes and add the mushrooms and broccoli.
  • Once they soften slightly, add the water and the couscous. Add the spices. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes. Taste it and cook for a while more if you think you need it.
  • Set aside, cover with a towel and lid and leave for another 10 minutes. Serve with pepper sauce.
  • To make the pepper sauce, simply beat all the ingredients in the multi. Add a little water spoon by spoon until you reach the texture you prefer.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: couscous

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