Vegetable Curry Couscous

This recipe combines couscous with veggies and warm spices. The result is a colorful dish that is low in calories and rich in nutrients. In fact, one serving is less than 200 calories!

Couscous cooks quickly compared to alternatives such as rice or quinoa, which means this recipe whips up quickly. As a bonus, this is a one-pot dish, which makes clean-up easier.

Try pairing this dish with Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc.

Check out nutritional information at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 35 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings

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  • 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup couscous
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 large red bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion and garlic until onion is tender, 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir curry powder into onion mixture and cook for 1 minute, stirring.
  4. Stir water into onion mixture. Cook for 1 minute.
  5. Stir couscous, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and bell pepper into the skillet. Bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Stir vinegar, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and yogurt into skillet. Cover and cook until veggies are tender, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve with Sriracha sauce.


  • Vegetarian
  • Vegans, choose a dairy free yogurt


Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts

Servings per batch 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 18 (9%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Potassium 334mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 23%
Vitamin C 134%
Calcium 12%
Iron 8%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


Vegetable Curry Couscous was last modified: February 1st, 2015 by Audrey

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