Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

Serves 2


  • 100g cous cous  
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil  
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar  
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes  
  • ½ onion cucumber  
  • Red/yellow/green pepper  
  • Fresh basil 
  • Pinch of salt and pepper  


  1. Place the couscous in a bowl of boiling water, as per instructions on the packaging.  2. Season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and allow the couscous to sit for 10 minutes, until all  the water has been absorbed.  
  3. Chop the tomatoes, cucumber and pepper. Mix in with the couscous.  5. Add in the vegetable oil and balsamic vinegar.  
  4. Garnish with basil.  
  5. Season to taste.