Veggie Merguez Sausages with Middle Eastern Couscous & Mixed Leaf Salad

Prep | 15 mins (while things cook)

Cook | 15 mins

Serves | 2

Mindful factors | quick & easy | 15 minute meal | healthy | plant-based | vegan | low-carb | dairy-free


  • 4 veggie sausages, frozen

Merguez Sausage Rub

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp harissa
  • 1tsp sumac
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • dried chilli flakes, pinch of

Middle Eastern Couscous

  • 75g couscous
  • 1tbsp ground cumin
  • 1tbsp Za’atar
  • 1tbsp hot Paprika
  • handful of flat parsley, rough chopped
  • 2 dried sweet figs, rough chopped
  • 2 dried soft apricots, rough chopped
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch of salt

Mixed Leaf Salad

  • ½ bag mixed leaf salad, rough chopped
  • 1 salad tomato , rough chopped
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to season
  • Pine nuts, sprinkle of

Serve with hummus and a couple of pita breads cut into wedges


  • Preheat your grill to max and flick on the kettle
  • Combine the Merguez Sausage Rub in a small bowl and apply to the sausages. Grill according to instructions (typically around 15 mins)
  • While the sausages cook, make the couscous in a medium bowl according to instructions (around 5 mins)
  • Combine the Mixed Leaf Salad ingredients in a medium bowl
  • When the couscous is ready, add the remaining Middle Eastern Couscous ingredients and stir well to combine
  • When the sausages are ready transfer to a chopping board and allow to cool a little before cutting into bite sized pieces. Stir into the couscous
  • Either serve everything in separate dishes or combine into one dish. Either way, it’s absolutely delicious! Enjoy x

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Published by misterrands


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