Tomato couscous salad

Tomato couscous salad


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About this recipe: A perfect summer salad, couscous, tomatoes, basil and feta cheese are tossed together with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Add chicken to make it a filling and healthy meal.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 425ml chicken stock
  • 260g couscous
  • 350g chopped tomato
  • 15g sliced fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 40g crumbled feta cheese

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:5min soaking  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic in a large microwave-safe bowl; heat on high until fragrant, about 45 seconds. Add chicken stock and heat on high until simmering, about 4 minutes. Gradually stir in couscous. Cover and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.
  2. Stir tomato, basil, vinegar, salt and black pepper into couscous; drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with feta cheese.

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Delicious. Lots of flavour and very easily made. Use plenty of basil, more than it says. In fact use less couscous for the quantity of ingredients specified. - 01 Aug 2016

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