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Moroccan beef and couscous

Give your midweek meal a Moroccan makeover with this low calorie couscous bowl.

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Cooking Time 10 min


  • 300g thin frying steaks, cut into strips
  • 2tsp ras el hanout (Moroccan spice mix)
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 175g wholemeal couscous
  • 2tsp reduced-salt vegetable stock powder
  • Zest and juice ½ lemon, plus extra zest and wedges to serve
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 125g rocket
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 125g roasted red peppers from a jar, drained and sliced
  • 125g tzatziki


  1. Toss the beef in the ras el hanout. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and spray with oil. Cook the beef, in 2 batches, for 2–5 min, or until done to your liking.
  2. Meanwhile, put the couscous in a large bowl. Mix the stock powder with 450ml boiling water, then pour over the couscous, cover and leave for 5 min. Fluff the grains with a fork, then stir in the lemon zest and juice and onion.
  3. Divide the couscous mixture, rocket, carrot and roasted peppers among 4 serving bowls. Top each with some beef and a dollop of tzatziki, then serve sprinkled with a grind of black pepper and the extra zest, with lemon wedges on the side.

Nutrition per serving

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329kcal 26.6g 8.1g 3g 5.8g 6.7g 1.3g 130mg 37.4g 4.6mg

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