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Tomato and Basil Couscous Salad

15 دقيقة


  • 250 g (1½ cups) couscous
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp dry basil
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 350 ml (1½ cups) chicken stock
  • 10 sundried tomatoes, packed in olive oil and roughly chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • A handful of fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix couscous turmeric and dry basil in a bowl.
  2. Bring chicken stock to the boil and stir in the garlic powder. Pour over the couscous and cover the bowl with cling film. Leave soaking for 5 minutes.
  3. Fluff the couscous with a fork and gently stir in the sundried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.
  4. Add olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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