Easy-middle-eastern-inspired-couscous

Easy Middle Eastern inspired couscous for two

Simple, no cook, colourful and with incredible flavours, this is the perfect midweek dinner or lunch on the go

By , 02 July 2018

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Easy Middle Eastern inspired couscous for two
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 2

Want this dish to serve four? Click here for the recipe

Nutritional Info
Each 290g serving contains
  • Energy

    2196KJ

    525KCAL

    26%
  • Fat

    17.7g

    med

    25%
  • Saturates

    5.2g

    med

    26%
  • Sugars

    29.0g

    high

    32%
  • Salt

    0.73g

    low

    12%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 757kJ/181kcal.
Ingredients
  • 75g couscous
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 210g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 50g Greek-style cheese, crumbled
  • 50g raisins or sultanas
  • 50g dried apricots, chopped
  • 20g Asda Roasted & Salted Mixed Nuts, chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint, leaves chopped
Method
  • Put the couscous into a bowl and cover with boiling water (about 125ml). It should come about 1cm over the top of the grains. Cover with a plate or clingfilm and leave for 10 mins until all the liquid has been absorbed.

  • Fluff the couscous with a fork, then add the remaining ingredients (except the mint), mixing well. Season with black pepper. Serve scattered with the chopped mint.