Layered Grilled Vegetable & Couscous Salad

A colourful and healthy salad that's a meal in itself.

Difficulty

Prep Time

10 mins

Cooking Time

20 mins

Serves

6-8

Ingredients

  • 500 g SPAR Grilled Vegetable Mix
  • 250 g SPAR Freshline Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 12 SPAR Whole Calamata Olives, pitted and halved
  • 250 g couscous
  • 500 ml stock made with SPAR Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 1 round SPAR Feta Cheese
  • 1 Bag Assorted SPAR Freshline Salad Leaves
  • For the dressing:
  • 60 ml SPAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 5 ml paprika
  • 15 ml ground cumin
  • 15 ml SPAR Tomato Paste
  • Juice of 1 lime or ½ lemon
  • 10 ml SPAR Brown Sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method

  1. Prepare the vegetables as per instructions. Cool completely.
  2. Toss the vegetables with cherry tomatoes and olives.
  3. Place the couscous in a large, heat proof bowl, then pour over the stock. Stir with a fork, and set aside for 5 minutes until it has absorbed the stock and softened.
  4. Crumble the feta and mix into the couscous.
  5. For the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve, place the couscous in a large, wide salad bowl. Top with the grilled vegetables and arrange the salad leaves on top.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

Hints & Tips

Assemble and serve the salad in individual glass jars.