Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Tunisian Soup

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This yummy soup, adopted from Tunisian culture, is one of my personal favorites. It's absolutely divine."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


1 h 5 m servings 210
Original recipe yields 6 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Mix in couscous; cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in water, zucchini, potato, green beans, carrots, tomato puree, coriander, chile powder, cumin, and salt; bring to a boil. Simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in milk.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 210 calories; 4.7 36.3 6.5 12 175 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 4
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

added chicken stock instead of water. maybe increased the spice, I added a little too much pepper for some. very good.

This was pretty good overall. I made a few changes based on the previous reviews: I only used 1/2 cup of Israeli couscous instead of 1 cup couscous to keep it more like a soup; I added in some p...

A nice idea but for me needed some help. Way too much couscous for me.. it soaked up all the broth and came out as thick as oatmeal. Maybe that is how this "soup" is supposed to be.. just be aw...

I only say that it is OK because I'm not sure how it is supposed to be. I found it a bit too thick for my taste.