Serves | 4

Prep | 5 mins

Cook | 10 mins

Mindfulness Factors | Healthy | Quick & Easy | Plant-Based | Vegan | Non-Dairy |


Apricot & Sultana Couscous

140g couscous

200ml of boiling water

2tbsp olive oil

2tbsp lemon juice

1tbsp ground cumin

25g dried apricots, rough-chopped

25g sultanas, rough-chopped

1tbsp fresh parsley, rough chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Griddled courgettes and asparagus tips

2 courgettes, cut into thin strips

100g asparagus tips

2tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Sea salt, sprinkle of


Prepare the griddled veg first. Double wrap a grill tray in foil and pre-heat your grill to high. Arrange the veg evenly on the tray, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Grill for 10 mins, carefully turning halfway through

While it cooks, place the couscous in a heatproof mixing bowl along with the boiling water and stir well. Cover and leave to stand as per cooking instructions (around 5-10 mins)

Drain any excess water, place the couscous in a serving dish and fluff it with a fork. Stir through the remaining ingredients, add a drizzle of olive oil and season with salt and pepper

Serve family-style alongside the griddled courgettes and asparagus tips. A quick and easy summer supper. Absolutely delicious!

Enjoy x

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Published by misterrands

Mindful living blogger (recipes, lifestyle & travel) based in beautiful rural north yorkshire 🚜 🐮 🐑

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