Welcome to Couscous Day
This couscous salad is super easy to throw together. Like, you could almost make this during a commercial break. I said, almost! Maybe that’s why I love these salads so much?
- 30 minutesComments Off on Couscous salad
Summer Couscous Salad Ingredients: 250g couscous 250ml vegetable stock, boiling 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1-2 tbsp vegetable or olive oil 300g courgettes, sliced on the slant 300g small vine-ripened tomatoes, halved 250g pack cheese, thickly sliced and then halved lengthways For the dressing: 125ml olive oil 3 tbsp lime juice 2 large garlic […]
- 50 mins
This is the Lebanese equivalent of couscous, aptly called moghrabieh. It is a much-beloved traditional dish in Lebanon and is considered a feasting type of meal to which many relatives or friends are invited. It used to be made with both lamb shanks and chicken but nowadays most people prefer a streamlined version with only one […]
- 30 mins
Ingredients 2 tablespoons pine nuts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, peeled and minced 1 carrot, peeled and coarsely shredded 2 tablespoons lemon juice1 tablespoon garam masala 1 1⁄4 cups chicken broth 1 cup M’hammes ( israeli couscous ) Directions Heat a medium skillet over med-high heat and add pine nuts. Swirl in pan until […]
- 30 mins
Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, cubed 1/2 c. onions, chopped 1/4 c. green pepper, chopped 1/4 c. tomato paste 4 c. couscous (grain available in foreign food section) 1 c. mixed vegetables 1 c. oil 4 c. water Directions Saute onions, pepper and chicken in oil 5 minutes. Add tomato paste and stir. Add […]
- 40 mins
Use the couscous as a base and add any leftover vegetables or meat.
- 30 mins
Tabbouleh became one of the must of the summer, I offer my version with fresh cucumber and herbs from the garden. Full of flavor, this is the perfect salad for picnics and barbecues because it produces no juice and is therefore very easy to transport.
- 25 mins
Chicken couscous is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken. Alternatively you can quickly roast the chicken breast fillets for 12-15 mins – just add to a pan with asparagus for a simple, summery midweek meal.
Serve the herby couscous (minus chicken) as an accompaniment to grilled fish or roast lamb, or alone for a tasty, meat-free dish.