Spiced Couscous (mum's version)
Serves 4 - 6
Really refreshing for summer - serve with Moroccan Chicken
1 tab extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tspn ground cumin
1/4 tspn salt
3/4 cup water or chicken stock
1/2 cup couscous
2 tabs chopped mint and/or parsley
2 ripe tomatoes, seeded & cubed
2 tspns lemon juice
1. heat oil, add ground cumin. heat through until fragrant.
2. add salt & stock and bring to the boil.
3. stir in the couscous and let the mixture stand, covered, off the heat for 5 minutes.
4. fluff mixture with fork and stir in mint, parsley, tomatoes and lemon juice.
5. season to taste.