How to make Couscous Feta Salad - "Couscous mixed with feta cheese and some other salad ingredients - a delicious mix indeed"

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Main Ingredients : Couscous (कूसकूस), Feta cheese (फेटा चीज़)

Cuisine : Moroccan

Course : Salads

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Couscous Feta Salad

Tajins and pastillas are true symbols of Moroccan food.  Moroccan cuisine has retained its traditionalism. In a broad sense Moroccan food is a part of Mediterranean cuisine. Various influences like Arabs, Moors can be traced in their food. The food here largely depends on seasonal and local produce. 
The people are diet conscious and give a lot of importance to the use of fresh vegetables like carrots, cabbage, eggplant, pumpkin, zucchini, onions, peppers etc. which not only add a lot of colour but also plenty of nutrients to the dishes. They also use plenty of lentils and beans whereas meat is used  in moderation.  They do use plenty of Atlantic fish and seafood. Perhaps it is a result of the country having the longest coastline among other Arab countries. 

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Couscous Feta Salad
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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Couscous Feta Salad Recipe

  • Couscous 200 grams

  • Feta cheese crumbled 100 grams

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Pomegranate pearls 1/4 cup

  • Spring onions with greens chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoons

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Put couscous in a large bowl and pour one cup boiling water in it. Cover with cling film and set aside for five minutes or until the water is completely absorbed.

Step 2

Fluff up the cous cous with a fork, add olive oil, mix and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Add pomegranate pearls, spring onions with greens, coriander leaves, parsley, mint leaves, lemon juice, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 4

Add feta cheese and mix well. Refrigerate to chill.

Step 5

Serve chilled.

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