1 cup dry couscous (preferably whole wheat)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon harissa paste
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 medium red onion, ﬁnely chopped
1 medium cucumber, ﬁnely chopped
6 medium tomatoes, ﬁnely chopped
1 bunch of fresh mint, ﬁnely chopped
1 bunch of fresh cilantro, ﬁnely chopped
1 bunch fresh ﬂat-leaf, ﬁnely chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
Zest and juice from 1 lemon
Sea salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
- Place the couscous, cumin and harissa in a bowl. Stir to combine, then pour over just enough boiling water to cover the couscous. Cover the bowl and leave for about 10 minutes until the water has been absorbed.
- Mix the couscous up with a fork and stir in the tomato paste until well coated. Add all of the chopped vegetables and herbs and mix well. Stir in the olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Positively Good for You.