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Mint tea couscous

Mint tea couscous

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Whip up this quick and easy Moroccan inspired side dish in just 15 minutes - perfect with lamb, chicken or halloumi

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal246
low infat1g
saturates0g
carbs50g
sugars1g
fibre6g
protein9g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • bunch mint
  • 1 thick strip lemon zest
  • 300g wholewheat couscous
  • 4 spring onions , chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the mint and lemon zest in a saucepan (reserve some small leaves for later) and cover with 600ml water. Bring to the boil, then add the couscous, cover and take off the heat.

  • STEP 2

    Leave to stand for 5-10 mins until the couscous has absorbed all the liquid. Remove and discard the lemon zest and cooked mint. Top the couscous with the spring onions and reserved mint leaves, and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2014

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