Couscous Salad

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This is our take on a couscous salad. The combination of ingredients produces an interesting mouthful with contrasting and complimentary flavours working together to produce a very delicious dish that is very simple to make. This salad works extremely well with spicy dishes and all manner of BBQ food.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: n/a
Serves: 3


  1. Weigh the dry couscous into a large bowl, then pour in the boiling water and allow it to absorb while you prepare the rest of the ingredients. soaking the couscous in a bowl
  2. Remove the root from the spring onions, remove the seeds and pith from the red pepper, remove any stones from the olives. Then finely slice the spring onions, dice the cucumber, red pepper and olives and finely chop the parsley. the ingredients on a chopping board
  3. Using a fork, break up the couscous to separate the grains, making sure not to leave any clumps.
  4. Put all of the ingredients into the bowl with the couscous, season with salt & pepper and mix it all together until everything is evenly distributed. mixing it all together in a bowl
  5. Ideally, put the bowl into the fridge for an hour before you need it.
  6. Serve. an unctuous pile of the finished couscous salad on a plate
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, it can be finished up to 2 days in advance.
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, for up to 2 days.


- You can put any vegetables you like into this salad, whether they are cooked or raw.

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