Free Healthy Recipe - Curried Pearl Couscous and Prawn Salad
Dairy free, Low fat, Low sugar
Couscous is a tiny, granular type of pasta made from durum wheat ground into fine grains then steam cooked. One of the world's staple foods due to its ease in cooking and verstaility, couscous is also a good source of fibre. Here teamed with protein in the form of eggs, it makes a quick meal that can be used for lunch or dinner.
*Recipe courtesy of Israeli Pearl Blu Couscous
5 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp curry powder, (or more if you wish)
250 grams pearl cous cous
2½ cups boiling water
2 tomatoes seeds removed & diced
½ avocado diced
2 eggs hard boiled, diced
12 prawns freshly cooked, peeled & deveined
1 lemon juiced
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
mint leaves finely sliced
3 tbsp chives, finely cut
Stir 1 tbsp olive oil into couscous, then spread couscous on a tray to cool, stirring with a fork to prevent sticking.
When cold, place couscous in salad bowl and toss with dressing. Then gently stir in diced tomato, avocado and eggs. Add prawns, either whole or cut into small pieces.
P.S. You can omit the prawns if you want a vegetarian salad.
Makes 4 servings
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