Vegan Tomato Spiced Couscous Salad recipe

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2 tablespoons canola oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon salt
1 cinnamon stick
1 cup vegetable stock
1 (6.5 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 ½ cups couscous
1 small bunch chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Info

339.2 calories
carbohydrate: 57.2 g
cholesterol: : -
fat: 7.9 g
fiber: 5.1 g
protein: 9.7 g
saturatedFat: 0.7 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 903.9 mg
sugar: 3.1 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Heat canola oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in cumin, coriander, salt, and cinnamon stick, cook 3 minutes. Pour in vegetable stock and tomato sauce. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat.

  2. Stir couscous into the saucepan, cover and let sit until couscous is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick, sprinkle cilantro on top.

Recipe Yield

4 servings

Recipe Note

Couscous doesn't have to be plain or even an accompaniment to something else. This vegan dish proves that. It can be eaten on its own or with a salad. It's fragrant, filling, and full of spices that are bound to please.

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