Autumn Moroccan Mushrooms with Couscous

22 September 2016

We think this Moroccan mushroom dish is perfect for the cold and chilly autumn evenings.

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Serves 4


  • 30ml/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 450g/1lb mixed open and closed cup mushrooms
  • 1 (400g) can chick peas, drained
  • 1 (400g) can chopped tomatoes
  • 45ml/3tbsp harissa paste
  • grated zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 45ml/3tbsp chopped flat parsley
  • couscous to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onion and sauté over a medium heat for 4mins. Add the mushrooms and sauté for a further 5mins until the mushrooms are browned.
  2. Stir in the chick peas, tomatoes, harissa paste and lemon juice. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 8mins. Remove the lid and season to taste.
  3. Mix the lemon zest and parsley together. Serve the mushrooms with couscous and a scattering of the lemon and parsley.

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