JOW - Recipe: Cous cous with olives and pine nuts

Cous cous with olives and pine nuts

The best kind of recipe: ready in 5 minutes, and everything you need is already in your pantry.

8 minutesPrep time
Cook time
537kcalPer serving



cous cous

Step 1

Add the cous cous to a bowl. Pour ⅓ cup of boiling water (per portion) on top of the cous cous. Cover and allow to fluff for 5 minutes.

Pine nuts

Step 2

Toast the pine nuts in a frying pan on high heat until they turn golden brown. Stir frequently to avoid burning!

Green olives

Step 3

Remove the olive pits (if they aren't already pitted) and cut them into slices.


Step 4

To make the dressing, mix together the lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil (per portion), salt & pepper in a small bowl.

cous cous
Green olives
Pine nuts
Cilantro (fresh)

Step 5

Fluff the cous cous using a fork and add the olives, toasted pine nuts and cilantro. Toss together with the dressing and enjoy! Optional: add some lemon zest for some extra lemony flavor

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

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Recipe: Cous cous with olives and pine nuts