- Toss pumpkin and capsicum with garlic, paprika and half the melted butter. Arrange in a baking paper lined roasting dish and roast at 180°C for 10 minutes. Toss in zucchini cook for a further 15 minutes until tender and cooked through. Cool slightly.
- Fry chorizo in a dry non-stick frypan over medium heat until crisp, drain on paper towelling.
- Cook pearl couscous according to packet instructions, then toss with remaining butter, chorizo, roasted vegetables herbs and vinegar. Serve immediately as a salad or meal.
- *Pearl couscous is a giant variety of couscous, which you can find in supermarkets and delis. Use regular couscous if pearl couscous is unavailable.
- *Cured chorizo sausage is available at most supermarkets delis, if unavailable use the BBQ style chorizo sausage.
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