Mediterranean tuna and giant couscous salad
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Mediterranean tuna and giant couscous salad

Sun dried tomato paste gives this salad a warm mediterranean flavour, and it only takes 25 minutes to prepare!

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  • Serves2
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time25 mins
  • Pluscooling and chilling

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  • 150g LOVE Life Giant Wholegrain Couscous
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Sun Dried Tomato Paste
  • Squeeze lemon juice
  • 70g Waitrose Wild Rocket
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 6 cm 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.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


2,030kJ/ 483kcals



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