Hawaiian couscous salad

    Hawaiian couscous salad

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    25min


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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.

    Ingredients
    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

    Method
    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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