Olga’s Cous Cous Bake

Recipe: Olga’s Cous Cous Bake

Summary: Easy cous-cous bake.  Recipe submitted by Olga from the Berlin group.


  • Cous-cous 250g
  • One small Red onion – diced
  • Two carrots – diced
  • One zucchini – diced
  • Ginger – a small piece, diced finely
  • Two cloves of garlic – diced finely
  • One egg
  • A few dried tomatoes – cut to strips
  • One quarter of Feta cheese – cut into small pieces
  • Quatro fromagi mix (or any cheese you’ve got handy) – enough to cover
  • the whole bake thinly
  • Oil for frying
  • Sweet red paprika powder
  • Salt
  • Half a table spoon of oregano


  1. Mix cous-cous with a bit of salt and red paprika in a bowl.  Fill it with boiling water so its surface is about 1cm above the cous-cous.  Cover the bowl with a plate.  Leave until the cous-cous absorbs all the water
  2. Place the onion in a small bowl and fill with boiling water.  Leave for 2-3 minutes and drain.
  3. Fry the garlic and ginger on a small heat.  After about 5 minutes add the carrots and after another 5 add the zucchini and dried tomatoes.  When the ingredients are soft/ golden add a little bit of salt and the oregano.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  5. Mix everything together with the egg and put in an ovenproof dish.  Cover with the cheese mix.  Leave in the oven until the cheese is golden.
  6. Presto.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegetarian

Culinary tradition: Middle Eastern