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Sliced Chorizo sausage with cubed pumpkin, couscous, spinach, and chickpeas, garnished with a dollop of Greek yogurt served in a grey bowl.

Chorizo and Pumpkin Bowl with Couscous

  • Author: Ella @myconvenientkitchen
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


A hearty Chorizo and  pumpkin bowl –  Roasted butternut pumpkin cubes are tossed in a fragrant blend of olive oil, ground cumin, and smoked paprika, creating a heavenly combination with smoky, spicy chorizo sausage.


Units Scale
  1. 1/2 Butternut pumpkin, peeled and cut into 1cm cubes
  2. 1 tbs Olive Oil
  3. 1 tbs Ground cumin
  4. 1 tbs Smoked paprika
  5. 4 Chorizo sausages, slice diagonally in 1 cm thick slices
  6. 2 cups Couscous
  7. 400g Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  8. 160g Baby spinach leaves
  9. 1/2 cup Greek yoghurt
  10. 1 Lemon, juiced


Preheat oven to 180ºC/ 160ºC fan-forced

  • Place pumpkin in baking tray, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with spices. Stir to coat evenly.  Bake for 20 minutes or until pumpkin is almost cooked.
  • Meanwhile, heat frying pan on medium heat and fry the chorizo until cooked through. Once cooked, drain on paper towel.
  • While the chorizo is cooking, place couscous in a medium bowl and cook as per packet instructions. Leave to stand for about 10 minutes, season then fluff with a fork.
  • When pumpkin is almost ready, stir through the chickpeas and bake for another few minutes.
  • Toss together the spinach, couscous, pumpkin and chickpea mixture and the chorizo. Serve with a dollop of Greek yoghurt and a good squeeze of lemon.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Keywords: Chorizo, Pumpkin bowl, Couscous, Dinner bowl