Yoghurt Couscous Salad

Yoghurt Couscous Salad


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A quick, healthy salad with a base of couscous, chickpeas and vegetables in a creamy yoghurt and salad dressing.


Serves: 6 

  • 1/2 cup creamy salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 15g butter
  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1/3 cup (20g) parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (50g) raisins
  • 1/3 cup (45g) toasted and sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup (120g) tinned chickpeas, drained

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

  1. In a medium bowl, blend creamy salad dressing, yoghurt, cumin, salt and pepper. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour or until chilled.
  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in couscous and coat with butter. Stir in water, reduce heat and simmer covered until all water is absorbed; about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Mix couscous, red onion, red capsicum, parsley, raisins, almonds and chickpeas into the creamy salad dressing mixture. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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