Curried Couscous with Vegetables


Make this flavorful couscous in your slow cooker with onions, squash, tomatoes, and jalapenos. Top with almonds, raisins, and cilantro.

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Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 large onion, cut in thin wedges

  • 2 cup coarsely chopped yellow summer squash and/or zucchini (2 medium)

  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes with jalapeno peppers

  • 2 cup water

  • 2 5.7 ounce packages curry-flavor couscous mix

  • 1 cup chopped toasted slivered almonds

  • ½ cup raisins (optional)

  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine onion, summer squash, undrained tomatoes, the water, and the seasoning packets from couscous mixes.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Stir in couscous. Turn off cooker. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous mixture with a fork.

  3. To serve, sprinkle each serving with almonds and, if desired, raisins. If desired, garnish with cilantro sprigs. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
9g Fat
43g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 842mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 11.8mg 59%
Calcium 90.9mg 7%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Potassium 440mg 9%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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