Moroccan Couscous Salad

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Moroccan Couscous Salad

Refreshing, healthy and perfect for sunny days!

Serves 2 with 15 mins prep, 20 mins cooking


1 bag of Steve’s Leaves Pea Shoots & Baby Leaves
1 aubergine, diced
1 tsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp harissa paste
1 wholemeal pitta
75g couscous
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
400g can of chick peas, drained and rinsed
2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
50g pomegranate seeds


Preheat the oven to 200oC, gas mark 6.

Place the aubergine on a baking tray and toss in the cumin seeds and 1 tbsp oil, season and roast for 10 minutes.

Mix the harissa with the remaining oil and brush over both sides of the pitta, tear into bite sized pieces and scatter over the aubergine and roast for a further 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, place the couscous in a small bowl and pour over 75ml boiling water, cover with clingfilm and leave for 5 minutes then fluff up with a fork. Mix in the onion, chick peas and aubergine mixture.

Whisk the molasses and vinegar into the remaining harissa paste and toss into the couscous. Gently toss in the peashoots and baby leaves and scatter over the pomegranate seeds.

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