Couscous tabbouleh (V)

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Couscous tabbouleh (V)
Couscous tabbouleh (V)
Calories per serving:163
Ready in:18 minutes
Not incl overnight marinade
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:8 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:25th October 2012

This recipe needs advance preparation!

A spicy variation of the traditional Lebanese tabbouleh, which is traditionally made with bulghur wheat


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  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the spring onions and garlic.
  2. Fry until soft and golden.
  3. Remove from heat, add the stock and couscous.
  4. Cover and mix in the tomatoes, parsley, mint, chillies, orange juice and seasoning.
  5. Leave to marinate until cool or overnight.
  6. Make a bed of lettuce on a plate or in a bowl and put the mixture on the leaves.
  7. Sprinkle some pine nuts over the top.


Try with chopped red peppers and substitute fresh coriander leaves for the parsley.

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