A tasty Moroccan-themed salad that pairs well with koftas, chicken, or falafel. It’s fast and easy to make and will surely be a winner for your dinner or lunch guests.
1 packet (200g) Couscous, Moroccan
¼ cup orange juice
zest from 1 orange
5Medjool Dates, roughly chopped, stone discarded
⅓ cup Natural Almonds, chopped and lightly toasted
½ cup Mint, roughly chopped
1can(400g) Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
½ red onion, chopped finely
100gspiralized beetroot and carrot
3tbspavocado and garlic oil
1tbspavocado oil and garlic
¼ cup Italian Parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Pour couscous and the flavouring into a medium sized heatproof bowl. Add boiling water, orange zest and juice. Cover and leave to stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork to separate the grains. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.
Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl until just combined.
Serve couscous salad with koftas and hummus to complete this meal. Sprinkle Italian parsley leaves on top. Drizzle our avocado & garlic oil. Season with salt, pepper and dukkah.