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Moroccan couscous salad

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU WASH THE FRESH FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND HERBS BEFORE YOU START.

COOKING TIME
30 Mins

DIFFICULTY

INGREDIENTS 2p 4p
Couscous ½ cup 1 cup
Capsicum 1 2
Carrot 1 2
Spring onion 4 8
Lentils 400 gr 800 gr
Onion 1 2
Spice mix (turmeric and cumin) 1 tsp 2 tsp
Shaved almonds 15 gr 30 gr
Mint 4 stalks 8 stalks
*Olive oil 5 tbsp 10 tbsp
*Vinegar (apple, balsamic) 3 tbsp 6 tbsp

* PRODUCTS ARE PANTRY ITEMS AND ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE BOX NEITHER ARE SALT AND PEPPER

  Nutrition per 100 Grams

  Energy 452Kj
  Protein 4.4g
  Fat, Total 4.8g
  –  Saturated 0.3g
  Carbohydrates 10.1g
  – Sugars 2.3g
  Sodium 68g
  Allergens Wheat, Almonds

TOOLS: Oven, oven tray, fry pan, saucepan, bowl, clingwrap

METHOD

1

ROAST
Preheat oven to 220C ● lightly oil whole capsicum and bake for 25 minutes (some blackening is good) ●  dry roast shaved almonds in a nonstick fry pan on medium heat, stir constantly to toast evenly but not burn ● set aside to cool

2

PREP & COOK
Pre boil kettle ● place spice mix and 1(2) tbsp of olive oil in a saucepan on medium heat ● stir consistently and after 1 minute when aromas start to release, add couscous and water (ratio 1:1: ½ cup water per ½ cup of couscous) and salt ● remove from heat and cover with lid ● after 5 mins, fluff with a fork

3

PREP & COOK
Chop onion in half and into thin slices ● thinly slice spring onion ● finely grate carrot ● drain and rinse lentils ● heat fry pan on medium heat with 1(2) tbsp of oil ● fry onion for 3 minutes ● add lentils and cook for a further 2 minutes ● add carrot & spring onion, season with salt & pepper and remove from heat

4

PREP
When capsicum is cooked, place in a bowl and cover with clingwrap for 2 minutes (this will “sweat it” and make the skin easier to remove) ● peel skin by using a small knife ● slice into matchstick size pieces

5

DRESS & SERVE
Add couscous, capsicum 3(6) tbsp olive oil, vinegar and salt & pepper to the fry pan ● mix well ● coarsely chop mint ● place couscous mix in a bowl and garnish with almonds and mint leaves

Attention customers with food allergies. Our products may contain traces of allergens, such as wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, or wheat.