Roasted-veg-with-garlic-couThis simple and tasty veggie dish is equally as delicious whether served hot or cold – enjoy!






1 butternut squash, seeds removed, cut into chunks

2 carrots, roughly chopped

3 thyme sprigs

2tbsp olive oil

2 red onions, cut into wedges

2 garlic cloves, crushed

125g giant couscous

300ml vegetable stock

400g can chickpeas, drained

100g rocket

4tsp balsamic vinegar


1. Heat the oven to 200C, Gas 6. Put the squash and carrots in a large roasting tin. Sprinkle over the thyme, 1tbsp olive oil and seasoning. Roast for 15 mins.

2. Add the onions, garlic and 1tsp oil to the roasting tin. Stir and turn the vegetables and cook for 15 mins more until tender and just beginning to char.

3. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a pan and fry couscous until golden, pour over hot stock and boil for 5 mins until tender.

4. Combine the roasted vegetbales with the couscous and chick peas.

5. Serve in bowls, topped with rocket, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.


Per serving: 285 calories, 7.5g fat (1g saturated), 46g carbohydrates