Friday, 25 November 2011

Summer Couscous



This couscous salad is fresh and zesty. Its a great side dish, but its also a meal in itself. Its even better chilled the next day. 
Trust me, its delicious!

SUMMER COUSCOUS
1.Pour hot water over 1 and 3/4 cups of couscous and leave to soften.
2. Combine
  • 1/4 cup of toasted pine nuts
  • 1 small spanish onion chopped finely
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 lebanese cucumber finely chopped, with skin
  • 1 vine ripened tomato finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup currants
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • season with salt and pepper
3. Combine these ingredients with the loosened couscous and serve!!  
Serves 6 as a side salad. 

Tip: Its delicious served with lamb cutlets and minted yoghurt.

Enjoy!
      G 
      from Something Gorgeous


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