Israeli couscous salad
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Israeli couscous salad

3.3 (15 ratings)

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 60 g extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to taste
  • 50 g red onion, cut into halves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ⅛ tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest, no white pith
  • 40 g lemon juice, plus extra to taste
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only, torn into pieces
  • 3 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves only, torn into pieces
  • 3 sprigs fresh basil, leaves only, torn into pieces

Couscous salad

  • 800 g water
  • 200 g Israeli couscous, rinsed and drained (also known as pearl couscous)
  • 200 g red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 200 g broccoli florets (2 cm)
  • 200 g cauliflower florets (2 cm)
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 100 g pitted Kalamata olives, cut into halves
  • 30 g pine nuts
  • 40 g pistachio nuts
  • 40 g slivered almonds
  • 1 - 2 pinches sea salt, to taste
  • 1 - 2 pinches ground black pepper, to taste

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
3324 kJ / 791 kcal
Protein
29.57 g
Carbohydrates
70.53 g
Fat
40.16 g
Fibre
14.99 g

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