• 1 onion
  • 1 leek (the white part)
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 beets (medium)
  • 1/2 butternut squash
  • olive oil
  • maple syrup
  • salt
  • thyme
  • fresh rosemary
  • 200 grams couscous (spelt)
  • 400 milliliters water
  • 1 lemon
  • salt (to taste)
  • fresh coriander (to taste)
  • flaked almonds (toasted, taste)


  1. Peel the onion, carrots, sweet potatoes, beets and pumpkin.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  3. Line a large tray with aluminum foil.
  4. Cut the onion into quarters, the French garlic into slices and the beets, carrots, sweet potatoes and pumpkin into small cubes. Put on the board, and sprinkle with some olive oil, a drop of maple syrup and sprinkle with salt and thyme and rosemary for taste.
  5. Bake until tender and beginning to caramelize (between 35-45 minutes).
  6. In a large bowl, place the couscous, salt to taste and lemon zest.
  7. Add the boiling water, cover and wait 5 minutes.
  8. Then separate the grains with a fork.
  9. Add the vegetables to the couscous and mix smoothly.
  10. Serve warm or cold with chopped coriander and the almonds to taste.
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