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    Lemon and Pine Nut Couscous

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus standing
    • Total time: 15 minutes plus standing 15 minutes

    Serves: 6


    • 400g couscous
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 50g fresh root ginger, finely chopped
    • 500ml boiling vegetable stock
    • 5 preserved lemons (from a jar)
    • 75g pine nuts, toasted
    • 50g sultanas, chopped


    1. Put the couscous in a heatproof bowl and add the olive oil and ginger. Pour the boiling vegetable stock over the couscous, cover with foil and leave to stand in a warm place for 10 minutes.
    2. Cut the preserved lemons in half and discard the pips and flesh, then thinly slice. Add to the couscous with the pine nuts and sultanas. Stir well to mix before serving.

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