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Quick couscous tabouli salad by Kate Murdoch

Quick couscous tabouli salad for person

This couscous tabouli is perfect for serving with felafel wraps or as a side to a Middle Eastern feast.

Ingredients for Quick couscous tabouli salad

  • 250g dried cous cous
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup roughly chopped mint
  • 1 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and cracked black pepper

Quick couscous tabouli salad, How to Make

  • Step 1
    Place the cous cous in a heatproof bowl and pour boiling water over it to cover by approximately 2cm. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside.
  • Step 2
    After 5 minutes uncover the cous cous and add the oil and garlic, using a fork to break up the grains. Cool to room temperature then fold through the tomato, mint, parsley, green onions, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

This twist on tabouli uses couscous instead of cracked wheat.

Additional information for Quick couscous tabouli salad

Preparation: 0:30 Minutes, Cooking: 4 Minutes, Serving: Person, Level:

Nutrition Info:

1390 kj Energy, 10g Fat Total, 2g Saturated Fat, 9g Protein, 21.61mg Sodium, 2g Carbs (sugar), 50g Carbs (total),

All nutrition values are per serve

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