Spicy cous cous with tomato sauce, chickpeas and potatoes

A cous cous that reminds the flavors and aromas of Middle Eastern cuisine.


Ingredients for 4 people

250 g cous cous

250 g water

6 carrots

4 potatoes

1 celery

220 g chickpeas

1 onion

400 g of tomato sauce

4 fresh basil leaves



sea ​​salt

extra virgin olive oil



Cut the onion finely and put it in a pan on the stove with a little oil. Add the tomato sauce with basil leaves and, just to boil, add even carrots, potatoes and celery and cook over low heat for 30 minutes. In the last minutes of cooking add the turmeric, curry powder and add salt if necessary.

Meanwhile put to boil as much water as is the cous cous (ratio 1: 1). When it boils, turn off the heat, room slightly and add a little oil (to not attack the cous cous) and pour the couscous into the water. Let stand for 5 minutes and then shelling the couscous with a wooden spoon.