Nutty couscous salad recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

serves:

6

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 200 kCal 10%
Fat 9g 13%
  -  Saturates 1g 5%

Triple tested: Couscous is so easy to make and it’s healthy too. We love this nutty version with toasted almonds and pumpkin seeds. Brought to you by Essentials magazine

Ingredients

  • 250g couscous
  • 1tsp Moroccan spice mix
  • 1 lemon
  • 300ml hot veg stock
  • 150g cherry toms, quartered
  • Handful chopped parsley
  • Handful chopped mint
  • 50g toasted blanched almonds
  • 2tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1tbsp olive oil

Method

  • Put 250g couscous in a large dish, stir in Moroccan spice mix (eg Ras el hanout) and zest of 1 lemon.

  • Pour over hot veg stock, cover and leave until absorbed.

  • Fluff with a fork then add a squeeze of lemon juice, quartered cherry tomatoes, chopped parsley, mint, toasted blanched almonds and pumpkin seeds. Drizzle over olive oil.

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