Mediterranean tuna and giant couscous salad


150g LOVE Life Giant Wholegrain Couscous
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Sun Dried Tomato Paste
Squeeze lemon juice
70g pack Waitrose Wild Rocket
100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
6cm piece cucumber,halved, deseeded and thinly sliced
80g can John West Tuna Infusions Chilli & Garlic
2 salad onions, thinly sliced


1. Cook the couscous in a large pan of boiling water for 6–8 minutes until tender. Drain well.

2. Mix together the olive oil, sun dried tomato paste and lemon juice. Drizzle over the couscous and set aside to cool, then chill until ready to serve.

3. Toss together the dressed couscous, rocket leaves, cherry tomatoes and cucumber. Divide between 2 serving plates and top with the tuna and salad onions.

Cook’s tip

Giant couscous has a lovely texture but regular couscous or cooked small pasta shapes would work well here too.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes plus cooling and chilling
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,030kj/483kcals
Fat 16.9g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Carbohydrate 61.2g
Sugars 5.5g
Salt 1g

5.6g fibre 21.4g protein

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This recipe was first published in Tue Jul 08 16:16:00 BST 2014.