Warm Mediterranean couscous salad
TM6 TM5 TM31

Warm Mediterranean couscous salad

4.4 (66 ratings)

Ingredients

Dressing

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

Salad

  • 1000 g water
  • 300 g pumpkin, cut into cubes (1 cm)
  • 150 g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 120 g couscous, well-rinsed and drained (see Tips)
  • 150 g fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 400 g canned chickpeas, or canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained (approx. 250 g after draining)
  • 40 g roasted pine nuts, or cashews
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes (1 punnet), cut into halves
  • 2 - 3 sprigs fresh basil, or fresh coriander, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • 1 - 2 spring onions/shallots, trimmed and cut into slices
  • 1 tbsp pitted black olives, cut into slices
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, cut into pieces (1 cm)

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
1146.3 kJ / 272.9 kcal
Protein
7.3 g
Carbohydrates
20.8 g
Fat
16.3 g
Saturated fat
2 g
Fiber
7.3 g
Sodium
166.2 mg

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