Apple-Mint Couscous Salad


Yield:
3 1/2 cups

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup peeled and finely chopped sweet apples
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup toasted and shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 large pita, toasted and cut into 8 triangles
  • 2 leaves of bibb lettuce
Directions

In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over high heat. Add apples, shallots, garlic, mint, salt and pepper to taste, and saute for 2 minutes. Add the couscous and olive oil and saute, stirring, for 1 minute. Now stir in the chicken stock and bring to a boil, stirring for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 minute. Stir in remaining butter and turn off the heat. Cover and allow to sit for 2 minutes. Uncover and allow to cool to room temperature. When cool, fluff with a fork and fold in the pumpkin seeds and feta cheese, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with toasted pita triangles, on a bed of crisp bibb lettuce.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Flag as inappropriate

    Thank you! your flag was submitted.

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Watercress Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

    Recipe courtesy of Danny Boome