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29th November 2014

Recipe: Chorizo and Harissa Couscous

Josephine Harrington offers her easy-to-make (and quick) recipe for Chorizo and Harissa couscous

This recipe for chorizo and harissa couscous is seriously quick food, the whole thing done in under 15 minutes. This dish would make a fantastic quick lunch between lectures or after a hard day of essay writing!

Preparation time: 15 minutes


– Chorizo

– Onion

– Clove of crushed garlic

– Oil

– 1 tsp of harissa

– Couscous

– Frozen spinach (optional)


Start by peeling the skin off the chorizo and cut into half circles, cook in a heavy based sauce pan on a medium-high heat. Add a slice onion and a clove of crushed garlic and cook for a couple of minutes in all oil of the chorizo. Once soft, add a tsp of harissa and then add couscous and cover with water on a low heat. Also add frozen spinach, stir fairly frequently and couscous should take less than five minutes.

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