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Couscous Salad with Tomatoes & Mint

An easy and excellent couscous salad that you must try! Mint and pine nuts are great flavour enhancers. YUMMY!

You will need:

Lamb Brand Couscous 300g

Lamb Brand Pine Nuts 200g, toasted (optional)

Lamb Brand Cooking Salt 3 tsp

Cherry Tomatoes 700g, halved

Water 50ml

White & Green Scallions 3, chopped

Cucumbers 2, seeded & diced

Lemon Zest 2 wide strips

Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp

Lemon 1, juiced

Red Chilli Peppers, pinch

Mint Leaves, roughly chopped and save stems 

Flat Leaf Parsley, roughly chopped and save stems

All you have to do is:

1. Toss the tomatoes, cucumbers, and lemon juice in a bowl with 2 teaspoons of the salt. Set aside.

2. Put the couscous into a large bowl.

3. Bring the water, lemon zest, 3 tablespoons of the oil, the remaining salt, chilli, and herb stems to a boil over high heat.

4. Pour the liquid over the couscous, stir to separate any clumps.

5. Cover with a lid, plate, or plastic wrap and set aside for 5 minutes.

6. Remove the zest and herb stems and fluff with a fork.

7. Add the tomato mixture, scallions, mint, parsley, and pine nuts.

8. Drizzle the remaining oil over the salad, toss and serve.