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Courgette & couscous salad with tahini dressing

Courgette & couscous salad with tahini dressing

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This courgette and couscous salad is great for a quick and healthy lunch or light dinner

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal445
fat23g
saturates9g
carbs38g
sugars5g
fibre6g
protein18g
salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 200g couscous
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • griddled courgettes
  • 4 tomatoes , roughly chopped
  • 200g pack feta cheese , crumbled
  • small pack mint , leaves picked
  • small pack parsley , leaves picked
  • 1 red chilli , deseeded and sliced

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the couscous in a heatproof bowl and pour over boiling water to just cover. Cover with cling film and leave to stand for 5 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the lemon zest and juice, oil, tahini and garlic, and season to taste. Fluff the prepared couscous and season. Spoon onto a large serving platter and scatter over the courgettes, tomatoes, feta, herbs and chilli. Drizzle over the dressing.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2014

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