Spiced broccoli & halloumi strips with Middle Eastern Couscous

Prep | 5 mins

Cook | up to 10 mins

Mindfulness Factors | Healthy | Quick & Easy | 15 minute meal | Plant-Based | Vegetarian | Vegan option | Dairy-free option

Ingredients

Spiced Broccoli & Halloumi Strips

1 broccoli, cut into florets

225g halloumi or dairy-free alternative, cut into strips

2tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, diced

2tsp lemon juice

2tsp za’atar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Middle Eastern 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

Method

Fill your kettle and flick it on

Cook the veg while you wait for the water to boil. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or frying pan then add the broccoli and halloumi and leave to griddle for 5 mins. With a minute to go, add the garlic. Transfer to a serving dish along with the za’atar and lemon juice and toss to combine

While waiting for the veg to cook, prepare the couscous by placing it 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) then drain any excess water and place in a serving dish. Stir through the remaining couscous ingredients, add a drizzle of olive oil and season with salt and pepper

Serve family-style alongside the Spiced Broccoli & Halloumi Strips and dig in! 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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