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Easy egg fried cous cous with vegetables {Vegetarian}
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Egg fried cous cous is an easy twist on special fried rice. It makes delicious and quick easy midweek dinner, which is perfect for using up leftover cous cous as well as sad vegetables from the bottom of the fridge. No leftovers? Recipe contains a foolproof way to make perfect cous cous every time.

Course: Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Frugal, Vegetarian
Keyword: Cous Cous, egg fried cous cous, leftover cous cous
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 303 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cous cous (cooked)
  • 1.25 cups vegetable stock
  • Glug olive oil
  • 2 small carrots grated
  • chunk butternut squash grated
  • 0.5 cup frozen peas
  • 2 eggs – beaten
  • Soy sauce & chilli flake to taste
Instructions
  1. Add the hot stock to the cous cous and stir well.  Leave to absorb

  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the grated vegetables, and fry for a minute or so.

    Add the cous cous and cook for another minute. Make a “well” in the middle of the pan and pour the egg in. Stir well, cook until egg has set and is thinly coating the grains of cous cous.

  3. Serve immediately and season to taste.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Easy egg fried cous cous with vegetables {Vegetarian}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 163mg 54%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Potassium 335mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 145.3%
Vitamin C 20.3%
Calcium 5.7%
Iron 8.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.