Hawaiian couscous salad

Hawaiian couscous salad


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About this recipe: Just like Hawaiian pizza, this couscous salad is graced with ham and pineapple. Couscous is tossed with seasonings, onion, peas and pineapple in a Dijon-lemon dressing.

Julie Stutzman

Makes: 4 

  • 250ml water
  • 30g butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 175g couscous
  • 115g cooked ham, cut into 1.25cm pieces
  • 1 (227g) tin pineapple chunks, juice reserved
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 150g frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a large saucepan, bring water, butter and garlic granules to the boil. Turn off heat and stir in couscous. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together couscous, ham, pineapple, onion and drained peas
  3. In a small bowl whisk together 4 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and vegetable oil.
  4. Pour dressing over the salad and stir to coat. Salt and pepper to taste.

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