Colourful Couscous Salad

Colourful Couscous Salad

Posted 2014-01-21 by smitafollow
This salad is full of vegetables and herbs with lots of seasoning. This salad makes for a complete meal



Preparation Time: 30 minutes to fluff couscous and 5 minutes to mix the salad.
Cooking Time: no cooking
Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients

Couscous 2/3 cup
Water 2/3 cup

  • Seasoning
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
    Garlic powder 1/2 tsp
    Salt to taste
    Pepper 1/2 tsp
    Cinnamon 1/2 tsp

  • Vegetables chopped
  • Tomato
    Bell pepper - green/yellow/red
    Carrot
    Zucchini
    Onion
    Avocado

  • Herbs, chopped
  • Parsley
    Mint
    Coriander
    Baby spinach

    Juice of 1 lemon
    Chopped almonds and walnuts
    1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    1/2 cup boiled chickpeas or beans (I did not have this)

    Method
  • Take couscous in a bowl, a deeper one, add slightly warmed water.

  • Add seasoning like salt, pepper, garlic powder, cinnamon powder, turmeric powder. Mix well.

  • Leave aside for 20-30 minutes. After that use a fork to fluff up the granules. You will see the water is soaked up.

  • Add a platter of chopped vegetables to add colour and nutrients

  • Add chopped herbs like coriander, mint, parsley and some chopped almonds and walnuts. Add the oil and chickpeas.

  • Add lots of lemon juice. Mix well. Do a taste check and adjust salt, lemon, pepper.


  • Categories
    #italian
    #salad
    #vegetarian
    #couscous


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    Family_friendly
    Easy
    Dinner
    Healthy
    Lunch
    Family
    Vegetarian
    Quick
    Dessert
    Simple
    Snack
    Kids
    Vegan
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