Cold cous cous salad

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Cold cous cous salad
With the summer nights approaching, this salad would be perfect on its own or served with chicken.

1 red pepper, finely sliced

1 green pepper, roughly chopped

1 onion, minced

1 garlic clove, chopped

6 cherry tomatoes, halved

Half carrot, finely sliced

2 tbsp olive oil

100g cous cous

250ml vegetable stock

1 avocado, cut

Walnuts (optional)

Heat the oven to 200°C or gas mark 6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Toss the peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes and carrots together with 1 tbsp of the olive oil. Place in the oven for 15 minutes until soft.

While the vegetables are roasting, heat the cous cous in a small pan with the rest of the oil. Gently pour in the stock and cook for about 20 minutes or until the stock is fully absorbed. Remove and spoon into a large serving bowl.

When the vegetables are done, pour on top of the cous cous and top with the chopped avocado and walnuts if using.

Leave to cool before serving. 

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Side Dish, Snacks, Salads

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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