Tetley Couscous Salad

Give your couscous dish a Tetley twist with this simple recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Tetley tea
  • 1 cup of couscous
  • 1 cup of baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup of cherry tomatoes
  • Feta cheese, crumbed
  • 1 cup of cooked lentils (optional)
  • 1 cup of cooked chickpeas (optional)

 Dressing:

  • 2 garlic gloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of plain Greek yoghurt
  • Fresh juice from ½ a lemon
  • ¼ a cup of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Salad dressing:

  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smoothe.
  2. Decant the dressing into an airtight jar and let it cool in the fridge

Couscous salad:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half, place them on a baking tray and season them with salt and pepper. Bake the cherry tomatoes in your oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Make a cup of Tetley tea with no added sugar or milk. In a medium size bowl, add in the couscous and pour in the tea. Cover the bowl with cling wrap and let it sit for 5 - 7 minutes. Once the couscous has absorbed all the tea, use a fork and stir the couscous.
  4. When your couscous is ready, mix in the cooked lentils, chickpeas, spinach, tomatoes and feta cheese.
  5. Serve on a bed of lettuce or as a side to your meat dish.

Tip:

Couscous salad is such a versatile dish, you can add almost anything to it! It can be served as a side dish or you can pop some in your lunch box for work. This dish can be made in bulk and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.