Spicy Couscous Salad

Spicy Couscous Salad


45 people made this

About this recipe: Couscous salads are perfect for packed lunches, picnics and light summer meals. This is a spicy, aromatic salad with loads of fresh herbs. This is my interpretation of tabbouleh - enjoy!


Serves: 6 

  • 700ml water
  • 350g couscous
  • 110g crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 fresh jalapeno or green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 tablespoons chopped spring onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:10min soaking  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and stir in the couscous. Cover and let stand until the couscous absorbs the water entirely, about 10 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  2. While the couscous soaks, stir the feta cheese, chilli, cucumber, spring onion, mint, basil, coriander, parsley, cumin, cayenne pepper and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the prepared couscous and mix well.

Recently viewed

Reviews (0)

Write a review

Click on stars to rate