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    Stir-fried spring green couscous with halloumi

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    150g couscous
    150ml hot vegetable stock
    Grated zest and juice 
    1 large orange
    2 tbsp olive oil
    500g pack essential Waitrose Spring Greens, finely shredded
    2 large carrots, coarsely grated
    75g dried apricots, roughly chopped
    50g shelled pistachios, roughly chopped
    4 salad onions, thinly sliced
    250g pack essential Waitrose Cypriot Light Halloumi, diced


    1. Place the couscous in a large heatproof bowl and stir in the hot stock with the orange zest and juice. Set aside for 5 minutes.

    2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large sauté pan and stir-fry the greens for 5–6 minutes until tender.

    3. Place the carrots, apricots, pistachios and salad onions in a large serving bowl. Add the stir-fried greens and couscous and toss well.

    4. Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry the halloumi for 2 minutes until golden. Scatter over the salad and serve warm.

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    Cook’s tip

    Try swapping the couscous for quinoa — cook in the stock according to pack instructions. Add the juice and zest once cooked.


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