Ham & Peas Couscous

duration15 mins
meal_typeLunch, Dinner


  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup dry couscous
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion , finely chopped
  • 75 g frozen peas
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 30 g diced ham
  • Salt and sugar to taste


  1. In a saucepan, bring chicken stock to a boil. Remove from heat and pour over couscous. Stir, and let sit for about 5 minutes.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute the onion until translucent and soft, about 3 minutes. Add the peas, sugar, salt, and water. Lower the heat. Cover and continue to cook for about 3 more minutes.
  3. Using a fork, fluff up the couscous. Stir in the onion and peas mixture, as well as the ham. Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.