Lemon Thyme Carrots – Couscous and Feta

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Couscous with lemon thyme roasted carrots and feta

Lemon Thyme Carrots with Couscous and Feta


  • 250g Carrots peeled
  • 20 or so sprigs of Lemon Thyme
  • The juice of 2 freshly squeezed lemons
  • Drizzle of Olive oil
  • 200g Couscous
  • 350ml  Chicken stock
  • 100g Goats cheese

Put the peeled carrots in a roasting dish with around 2/3 of the lemon thyme, the juice of half a lemon and a drizzle with olive oil.

lemon thyme roasted carrots

Roast at 180 C for 40 minutes. The exact time will depend upon the thickness of the carrots.  you will want them to be quite soft, and almost caramelised.

Roasted Carrots with lemon and lemon thyme

Remove from the oven, and chop.

Roasted lemon thyme carrots

Place the couscous in a shallow dish. Prepare  350ml of warm chicken stock, and add this as well as the remaining juice from 1.5 lemons to the couscous.

Add the liquid to the couscous and stir with a fork until all the water has been absorbed.

Roast carrots and couscous

Add the roasted carrots, and crumble in the feta cheese as well as the remaining fresh lemon thyme. The salt of the feta is great with the sweetness of the carrots.

Couscous salad with roast carrots and feta

Mix evenly through the couscous.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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We had ours with sausages and salad.

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This will serve 4 as a very generous portion, or 6-8 as a side dish or salad.

DianaLemon Thyme Carrots – Couscous and Feta