JOW - Recipe: Couscous with olives and pine nuts

Couscous 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
537 cal.Per serving


Stove top, Frying pan, Kettle



Step 1

Add the couscous to a bowl. Pour ⅓ cup of boiling water (per portion) on top of the couscous. 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.

Green olives
Pine nuts
Cilantro (fresh)

Step 5

Fluff the couscous 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

Energy537 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Couscous with olives and pine nuts" contains 537 Energy, 29 g of Fat, 58 g of Carbohydrates, 11 g of Protein.

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