Nutty couscous salad recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
serves: 6
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

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


    • 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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