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Chorizo, bean & asparagus couscous

9 - 12
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
20 min
10 min
10 min
A delicious Mediterranean style dish fished off with fresh herbs and pomegranate molasses


Chorizo Sausage

120 g, diced

Couscous, dry

160 g

Asparagus, raw

200 g

Haricot Beans, cooked

2 can(s), large, drained, rinsed and drained


80 g, red

Parsley, fresh

5 sprig(s), fresh, torn

Mint, Fresh

5 sprig(s), torn

Pomegranate Molasses

1 tablespoons

Lemon Juice, Fresh

1½ tablespoons


  1. Fill and boil the kettle. Put a large nonstick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the chorizo and cook, stirring, for 6–7 minutes
  2. Meanwhile, put the couscous in a large heatproof bowl. Add 160ml of boiling water. Stir, cover and set aside for 5 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed. Fluff up the couscous with a fork to separate the grains.
  3. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave the asparagus until just tender, then drain.
  4. Add the chorizo, asparagus, beans, cabbage, mint, parsley,molasses and lemon juice to the couscous and toss to combine. Season to taste and serve.