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A fresh and colourful summer salad recipe made with giant cous cous, mozarella, cherry tomatoes and basil | My Fussy Eater blog

Caprese Cous Cous Salad


  • Author: Ciara @ My Fussy Eater
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: European

Description

A fresh and colourful summer salad recipe made with giant cous cous, mozarella, cherry tomatoes and basil


Ingredients

  • 200g giant cous cous
  • 1 low sodium vegetable stock cube
  • 125g mozzarella
  • 1015 cherry tomatoes
  • a handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place the cous cous in a pan and cover it with boiling water. Add the stock cube and leave to simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile prep the rest of the ingredients. Cut or tear the mozzarella and basil into small pieces and chop the tomatoes.
  3. When the cous cous has cooked, drain it in a sieve and run it under cold water until it has all cooled. Transfer the cous cours to a large bowl and pour in the olive oil. Add the mozzarella, tomatoes and basil and mix everything well.
  4. Serve immediately.