Whole-wheat couscous and tomato salad

November 10, 2014 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

Whole-wheat couscous and tomato salad

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 35 mins


  • 120g whole-wheat couscous
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, seeded and cubed
  • 100ml fresh mint, chopped
  • 100ml fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 100ml olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • cos lettuce, to serve



Place the couscous in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak until soft, about 30 minutes. Leave to cool.


In a mixing bowl, toss the couscous with the rest of the ingredients, except for the lettuce.


To serve, lay the lettuce on a serving dish and top with the couscous.

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