Pesto Couscous and Vegetables

Pesto Couscous and Vegetables
Serves 2 Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Easy As


  • 1 cup (100g) pearl couscous
  • 2 x 160g steam bagsWattie’s SteamFresh Supersweet Corn, Carrots & Broccoli
  • 2 Tbsp basil pesto
  • Grated parmesan cheese, optional


  1. Heat a dash of oil in a saucepan. Add the couscous and saute until the couscous turns a light brown. Pour over 1 cup (250mls) boiling water and add a little salt. Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes, until the couscous is tender and water absorbed.
  2. Microwave Wattie’s SteamFresh Supersweet Corn, Carrots & Broccoli according to bag directions.
  3. Add vegetables to the cooked couscous. Toss through basil pesto and serve garnished with grated Parmesan cheese if wished. Serve as a side with grilled chicken or fish.

Swap it out

  • Replace spaghetti with 100g pearl couscous, cooked according to packet directions.