Courgette & couscous salad with tahini dressing

Courgette & couscous salad with tahini dressing

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Prep: 10 mins no cook

Easy

Serves 4
This courgette and couscous salad is great for a quick and healthy lunch or light dinner

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal445
  • fat23g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs38g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre6g
  • protein18g
  • salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 200g couscous
    Couscous

    Couscous

    koos-koos

    Consisting of many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat, couscous has become a…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp tahini paste
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • griddled courgettes
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 200g pack feta cheese, crumbled
  • small pack mint, leaves picked
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • small pack parsley, leaves picked
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced

Method

  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.

  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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