10-minute couscous salad

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This makes a great lunchbox filler for a day out and is equally good at home from the fridge

Nutrient Unit
kcal 327
fat 17g
saturates 5g
carbs 33g
sugars 7g
fibre 2g
protein 13g
salt 0.88g


  • 100g couscous
  • 200ml hot low salt vegetable stock (from a cube is fine)
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 red pepper
  • ½ cucumber
  • 50g feta cheese, cubed
  • 2tbsp pesto
  • 2tbsp pine nuts
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  • STEP 1

Tip the couscous into a large bowl and pour over the stock. Cover, then leave for 10 mins until fluffy and all the stock has been absorbed. Meanwhile, slice the onions and pepper, and dice the cucumber. Add these to the couscous, fork through the pesto, crumble in the feta, then sprinkle over pine nuts to serve.

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