Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Minty Couscous

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups/about 450 g quick-cooking couscous

1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more if desired

Leaves from 2 large bunches fresh mint, chopped


  1. Bring 3 1/2 cups/875 ml water to a boil in a large saucepan and salt it. Pour in the couscous and the olive oil, give a quick stir, cover and turn off the heat. Let sit for about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork to break up any lumps. Check the seasonings, stir in the chopped mint and serve.
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