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Minty Couscous Salad

Ingredients

 

10 oz box of couscous

 

1½ cups hot water

 

16 oz can chickpeas

 

2 tsp orange zest

 

2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

 

¼ tsp salt

 

2 lb beefsteak tomatoes

 

½ small onion, thinly sliced

 

¼ cup mint leaves, torn

 

¼ cup roasted almonds, roughly chopped

 

Directions:

 

Place couscous in medium bowl, pour over hot water, cover and leave to sit for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.

 

Stir in chickpeas, orange zest, 1 Tbsp oil and salt.

 

In a separate bowl combine the tomatoes, onion, mint, ½ tsp salt and 1 Tbsp oil.

 

Spoon the couscous onto a platter, spoon over the tomato mixture then sprinkle with almonds.

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