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Couscous and Cherry Tomato Salad

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“This is a wonderful side dish that me mum (my English mother-in-law) has prepared for us twice now upon visiting. Some of the last batch is still in the fridge as I write this, and I can't stop nibbling at it! I finally remembered to get the recipe this time.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water.
  2. Leave for 30 minutes until the water has been completely absorbed, allow to cool.
  3. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro and seasoning to taste.
  4. Add chili pepper, tomatoes and onions and stir gently to combine ingredients.
  5. Allow to chill for at least an hour. It allows the flavours to mingle.
  6. Keeps well in the fridge for 2 or 3 days.

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