Summer Couscous Salad
Couscous is the great addition to any summer salad. This recipe is perfect for an al fresco lunch, or to take with you on a picnic.
250ml Vegetable Stock
3 Medium Tomatoes
1 Red Pepper
2 tbsps. Olive Oil
2 cloves Crushed Garlic
2 tbsps. Fresh Mint Chopped
1 Lemon (Zest and juice)
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
Take your couscous and add to to a heatproof bowl, add the vegetable stock and mix together.
Cover with cling film or a lid and leave for 5-10 mins until the couscous is soft.
Meanwhile, take the olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and zest, salt, pepper and mint. Tip them all into a bowl and combine to make the dressing.
Chop up all the tomatoes, red pepper and cucumber.
Once the couscous is soft, fluff it up lightly using a fork.
Pour over the dressing and add the chopped vegetables, making sure to mix it well. It's now ready to eat!