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Couscous with Merguez

6 to 8
Preparation Time
35 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
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Merguez Sausage


Couscous with Merguez

A delicious variant of traditional couscous for an exotic and spicy meal to enjoy with family or friends.

Couscous with merguez sausage is one of the many variations of couscous recipes that can be found. It is a recipe that is not halal, unlike traditional couscous recipes from Maghreb countries. Feeding your family well is a daily challenge. We seek balance, flavor and variety. This smoked sausage couscous recipe meets your expectations for a nutritious and tasty meal! For a more refined version, replace the merguez sausages with Italian or fennel sausages.


1 pack of merguez sausage, blanched and cut into chunks

2 tbsp. olive oil

2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth

½ cup (125 ml) raisins of your choice

1/3 cup (75 ml) chopped fresh cilantro

2 cups (500 ml) medium-sized couscous (or Israeli couscous)

Salt and pepper



In a saucepan or large skillet, brown sausages in the oil


Add broth, raisins, and half the cilantro.


Bring to a boil and add the couscous. Stir Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Adjust the seasoning.


Sprinkle with the remaining cilantro and serve.


Be sure not to overcook your couscous as it only takes 5 minutes to cook.