- September 13, 2011
Preparation: 15 mins Cooking: 10 mins Serves 4 – 6
Per serving: 226 calories, 4.7g protein, 9.3g fat, 1.3g saturated fat, 0.03g salt
Contains a over a third of your RDA of iron and vitamin C and counts for 1 of your 5-A-DAY
225g/8oz jumbo couscous
1 (40g) pack flat leaf parsley
50g/2oz pack chopped fresh mint
half a cucumber, deseeded and chopped
4 tomatoes, chopped
45ml/3tbsp olive oil
zest and juice 1 lemon
1. Place the couscous in a large pan bowl with a good pinch of salt, cover with boiling water from the kettle. Bring to the boil, and then simmer for 5 mins until the couscous is tender. Drain in a sieve and rinse well under cold water. Place in a large bowl.
2. Remove any tough stalks from the herbs and finely chop the leaves. Add to the couscous with the cucumber, tomatoes, oil and lemon, mix well and season to taste.