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Autumn couscous with fruit and vegetables: excellent as a single dish!

Cous cous with fresh spinach

How to prepare couscous with spinach, avocado, hazelnuts, grapefruit and pomegranate, a genuine, nutritious and rich in ingredients single dish!

Couscous with spinach is a single dish that is light, nutritious and very simple to prepare, also suitable for those who have little time to devote to cooking. In fact, couscous does not require long cooking and the rest of the ingredients must then be added raw . The combination of spinach, grapefruit and pomegranate makes this dish perfect for this period, but if you prefer you can use other ingredients as you like.

Cous cous with fresh spinach
Cous cous with fresh spinach

Preparation of couscous with spinach and fruit

  1. Heat a glass of water in a saucepan, turn off the heat and add the couscous and two tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Stir, ajar with the lid and let the couscous swell.
  3. Then shell the now swollen and soft grains with the help of the tines of a fork, transfer the cous cous into a large bowl and let it cool.
  4. In the meantime, dedicate yourself to the preparation of the ingredients of the dressing : wash the spinach well and dry them then peel the grapefruit, peel it raw and cut it into pieces.
  5. In a non-stick pan, toast the hazelnuts for a few moments over low heat.
  6. Season the cold couscous with the spinach leaves, the pomegranate seeds, the grapefruit and finally add the peeled and diced avocado.

Serve immediately and… enjoy your meal!

Alternatively, you can prepare couscous with dried tomatoes and spinach .


This cold salad can be stored for a maximum of 1 day in the refrigerator, in a container with an airtight lid. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.

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