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15 Delicious Vegan Couscous Recipes

Looking for new ways to enjoy couscous? These creative and healthy vegan couscous recipes are full of flavor, easy to prepare, and an excellent addition to your next plant-based meal. Which one will you try first?

If you’re stuck in a rut when it comes to vegan meals, why not try one of these delicious new ways to use couscous?

One of the great things about this pantry staple is that it’s so quick to cook and prepare, making it an excellent choice for busy weeknight dinners or for a quick knock-together meal when you have guests over.

But don’t stop there. Couscous salads, in particular, make the perfect picnic lunch, BBQ side, or potluck dinner offering too!

Different Types of Couscous

If you’re not overly familiar with couscous, you may be surprised to learn that there are several different varieties available.

  • Moroccan couscous is small in size and typically made of semolina. This type of couscous is often pre-cooked, so it only needs to be steamed for 5-10 minutes to make it light & fluffy again.
  • Israeli couscous is also normally made from semolina, but it’s larger in size and has been toasted, giving it a nuttier flavor profile.
  • Pearl couscous is the largest variety. It’s often referred to as Lebanese couscous or Mograbiah. It’s made from durum wheat or semolina flour, but due to its larger size, it takes a little longer to prepare.

You’ll find all three varieties of couscous used in the following vegan couscous dishes.

We hope you liked this delicious list of vegan couscous meals. Let us know in the comments below which one you’re going to try first!

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Phil Helmuth

Tuesday 27th of September 2022

Looks very interesting!!