Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce Recipe

 
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Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce
How to make Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce
  • Chef: Prakriti Patel - Gateway Taproom BKC
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce Recipe: A tasty, tangy tomato based recipe which is filling, delicious and healthy! What is not to love? Couscous is a traditional dish from Maghreb or the Northwest Africa, which is cooked with herbs and vegetable stock to serve along with the french staple Ratatouille.

Ingredients of Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce

  • For the cous cous:
  • 1 Cup Plain couscous
  • 2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 Cup Vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp Herbs (basil, parsley, thyme, cilantro work best), finely chopped
  • For the ratatouille:
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil (regular not extra virgin)
  • 6 Tbsp Red onions, chopped
  • 1 Cup Aubergines (cut in to 3 cm cubes)
  • 1 Cup Zucchini (cut in to 3 cm cubes)
  • 3 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Sweet paprika
  • 1/2 Cup Tomato paste
  • To taste Salt

How to Make Couscous with Ratatouille - Tangy Tomato Sauce

  • Prepare the couscous:
  • 1.In a pan bring vegetable stock, olive oil and salt to a boil.
  • 2.Add in the cous cous, cover and let it sit for 5-7 minutes. Add the chopped herbs before serving.
  • Prepare the ratatouille:
  • 1.Heat the olive oil in a thick bottomed pan with a wide base. Add chopped onions and sweat until translucent.
  • 2.Turn up the heat and add in aubergines, zucchini, garlic, paprika and cumin. Stir fry for about 2-3 minutes.
  • 3.Add the tomato paste and about 1/4th cup of water with the salt and simmer for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • 4.Serve hot with a sprinkling of crumbled feta.
Key Ingredients: For the cous cous:, Plain couscous, Extra virgin olive oil, Vegetable stock, Herbs (basil, parsley, thyme, cilantro work best), For the ratatouille:, Olive oil (regular not extra virgin), Red onions, Aubergines (cut in to 3 cm cubes), Zucchini (cut in to 3 cm cubes), Garlic cloves, Ground cumin, Sweet paprika, Tomato paste, Salt

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