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Spiced couscous salad with toasted pine nuts recipe

Spiced couscous salad with toasted pine nuts recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 254 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 375ml chicken stock made from concentrate
  • 200g uncooked cous cous
  • 300g pack of cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered depending on size
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2tbsp toasted pine nuts
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1055kj
    254kcal
    13%
  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    1g 7%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0.9g 15%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 34.1g Protein 5.7g Fibre 3.1g

Method

  1. Heat one tablespoon of the oil in a saucepan gently fry the onion for about 5 minutes until translucent , stir in the spices and cook for a minute. Add the stock and bring to the boil, remove from the heat and stir in the couscous, allow to stand for about 5 minutes until the stock is absorbed.
  2. Fluff up with a fork then add the other tablespoon of oil and all the remaining ingredients, season to taste with sea salt and black pepper.

Tip

To toast pine nuts simply fry on a medium heat in a pan, shaking occasionally. Remove the seeds when they darken and become fragrant.

 

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