Warm Mediterranean Couscous Salad
TM6 TM5 TM31

Warm Mediterranean Couscous Salad

4.6 (16 ratings)

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 120 g olive oil
  • 80 g lemon juice (approx. 2-3 lemons)
  • 2 - 3 garlic cloves, to taste
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil leaves, roughly torn
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tsp honey

Salad

  • 1000 g water
  • 300 g pumpkin, diced (1 cm)
  • 150 g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 120 g couscous, well-rinsed and drained
  • 150 g fresh baby spinach
  • 2 - 3 sprigs fresh basil, leaves only, roughly torn
    or sprig fresh coriander, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • 1 - 2 spring onions, trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 240 g tinned chickpeas, rinsed, drained (1 x 400 g tin)
    or 240 g tinned kidney beans, rinsed, drained (1 x 400 g tin)
  • 40 g toasted pine nuts
    or 40 g cashew nuts
  • 1 Tbsp pitted black olives, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, cut in pieces (1 cm)
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes, halved

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
1293 kJ / 308 kcal
Protein
8.9 g
Carbohydrates
29 g
Fat
16 g
Fibre
8.2 g

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