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Giant couscous salad with aubergine and feta
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200g Merchant Gourmet Wholewheat Giant Couscous
400g can essential Waitrose Chick Peas, drained and rinsed
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp ras el hanout
1 tbsp cumin seeds, toasted and ground
2 tbsp groundnut oil
25g pack fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
2 x 28g packs fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
100g feta cheese
1 tbsp harissa
100ml natural yogurt
110g pack Waitrose Fresh
2 tbsp CypressaTahini sauce
1. Cook the couscous according to pack instructions.
2. Toss the chick peas in a bowl with the lemon juice, ras el hanout and cumin seeds. Add the couscous, season and set aside.
3. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue until hot, cut the aubergine into wedges, brush with the groundnut oil and griddle for 4 minutes until charred and tender.
4. Toss the herbs in with the couscous, gently mix in the aubergine and pile onto a plate. Crumble over the feta.
5. Mix the harissa with the yogurt, drizzle over the salad, scatter with the pomegranate seeds and a drizzle of tahini sauce. Serve with flat breads and houmous.
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This recipe was first published in Mon Jul 15 15:32:00 BST 2013.