Couscous Salad Recipe October 12 2014


  • 400g couscous
  • 400ml water (brought to the boil)
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 1⁄2 head of lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 2 tblsp lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1 can of cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can of green peas, drained and rinsed


  1. Place the couscous in a large bowl. Place water and 1 tblsp olive oil in a saucepan, bring to just boiling point, and then pour over the couscous.
  2. Cover and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the remaining olive oil, the lemon juice, garlic, salt, chickpeas, peas and lettuce.
  4. Fluff couscous with a fork and season with salt and pepper. Add the couscous and stir until well combined.
  5. Can be served warm or cold.