Couscous and vegetable bars

Weather: 20 minutes
Portions: 6

  • 3⁄4 cup vegetable broth (if you don’t have, replace with water)
  • 1 jar of pumpkin squash cut into cubes
  • 1 cup sweet potato diced
  • 1 cup raw couscous


  1. Insert the stainless steel bowl into the Instant Pot. Put the vegetable broth, pumpkin and sweet potato.
  2. Put on and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Make sure the steam release valve is turned to “Sealing”. Press the PRESSURE COOKING function at the HIGH pressure level , and set the time to 5 MINUTES.
  3. When finished, press CANCEL and release the pressure manually. Once all the steam has come out, open the lid of the Instant Pot.
  4. With a manual immersion blender, process until ground and blended.
  5. Add the cup of couscous and stir with a wooden spoon. Keep the Instant Pot without any functionality. Put and lock the lid and let stand 5 MINUTES.
  6. Open the lid and then pour the contents into a rectangular silicone mold.
  7. In the Instant Vortex press BAKE , set the time to 10 MINUTES and the temperature at 180 ° C . Press START.
  8. Once the ADD FOOD screen appears , add the mold with the mixture of vegetables and couscous in the basket and close the tray.
  9. Once the time is up, open the drawer, remove the mold and let cool.
  10. When it is cold, unmold and cut the bars with a knife.

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