Spiced Tomato & Couscous Soup Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Spiced tomato & couscous soup Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Spiced tomato & couscous soup.

Couscous and harissa are a great pairing in this good-value soup

Serves 4
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins


olive oil
1 large onion , chopped
2 carrots , diced
3 stalks celery , diced
2-3 tbsp harissa paste
1 tsp ground cumin
1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato purée
500ml vegetable stock
1 x 400g tin chickpeas
2 tbsp couscous
½ small bunch parsley , chopped


Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large pan and cook the onion, carrot and celery for a few minutes until softened. Add the harissa and cumin and stir. Tip in all the other ingredients except the couscous and stir well, then cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the couscous and simmer for another 5 minutes.

Stir in the parsley before serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

186 kcalories, protein 7.9g, carbohydrate 25.5g, fat 6.6 g, saturated fat 0.6g, fibre 6g, salt 1.99 g

Recipe from olive magazine, June 2010.

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