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Pumpkin and Tuna Couscous

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Introduction

Simple and Easy meal for Lunch with Friends - Serves 4.

Hints & Tips:

Substitute any chopped vegetables in this dish.

Add halved black olives or green olives if desired.

Use orange rind in place of the lemon rind and serve sprinkled with coriander or mint leaves.

Simple and Easy meal for Lunch with Friends - Serves 4.

Hints & Tips:

Substitute any chopped vegetables in this dish.

Add halved black olives or green olives if desired.

Use orange rind in place of the lemon rind and serve sprinkled with coriander or mint leaves.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (cut into wedges)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 250 millilitres water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (finely grated)
  • 500 millilitres pumpkin (cubed)
  • ½ gram red peppers
  • 2 grams courgettes
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes (canned)
  • 425 grams canned tuna (drained)
  • 300 grams chickpeas (canned, drained)
  • couscous (for serving)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (cut into wedges)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 9 fluid ounce water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (finely grated)
  • 18 fluid ounce pumpkin (cubed)
  • ounce red bell peppers
  • ounce zucchini
  • 14⅛ ounces diced tomatoes (canned)
  • 15 ounces canned tuna (drained)
  • 10⅗ ounces garbanzo beans (canned, drained)
  • couscous (for serving)

Method

Pumpkin and Tuna Couscous is a community recipe submitted by sparkles and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan and fry onion until soft. Add cumin, water, lemon rind, pumpkin and red capsicum. Cover and simmer until vegetables are soft.
  • Add zucchinis, tomatoes, tuna and chickpeas. Simmer until hot.
  • Prepare couscous according to pack directions. Serve tuna mixture spooned over couscous.
  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan and fry onion until soft. Add cumin, water, lemon rind, pumpkin and red capsicum. Cover and simmer until vegetables are soft.
  • Add zucchinis, tomatoes, tuna and garbanzo beans. Simmer until hot.
  • Prepare couscous according to pack directions. Serve tuna mixture spooned over couscous.
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