Quick & Easy

Couscous, tomato and rocket salad

Couscous makes a perfect, fluffy base for the strong flavours of tomato and rocket. Add the dressing and herbs with as heavy a hand as suits your palate, the grains will soak it all up.
Couscous, tomato and rocket salad



1.Heat oil in small pan and cook onion and garlic; stirring until soft.
2.Combine the couscous, butter, salt and two cups of boiling water in a bowl and stand five minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork; cool.
3.Just before serving, combine couscous in a bowl with onion mixture, chopped tomatoes, pine nuts, rocket, herbs and rind; season to taste. Add combined oil and juice; toss gently.

Can be prepared, without the rocket, several hours ahead. Not suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.


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