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Avoca Green Herb Cous Cous

Posted by Carmel Byrne on Jul 18, 2017 2:00:00 PM

This Summer, enjoy your favourite Avoca dishes in the comfort of your own home. All of our scrumptious Summer salads, BBQ vegetables and delicious dishes are available to go in our Foodhalls. Or you can put your own twist on our classic recipes with our Avoca Cookbooks. Find some of our favourite recipes below and happy eating.

Avoca salads 16.50 per kg - green herb cous cous; puy lentil, feta and rocket; heirloom tomato and basil, tenderstem broccoli, spiced cauliflower, coleslaw

Avoca Green Herb Cous Cous

Ingredients

500g cous cous

6 tablespoons olive oil

500-700ml hot chicken stock

3 tablespoons of flat leaf parsley

2 tablespoons of mint

2 tablespoons of chives

2 tablespoons of basil

100g of defrosted edamame beans

2 tablespoons of roasted pistachios

2 tablespoons of finely sliced spring onions

To make

Place 500g cous cous and 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large bowl, mix well and season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Pour over 500-700ml hot chicken stock cover and allow to sit for 3-4 minutes. Place 3 3 tablespoons of flat-leaf parsley, 2 tablespoons of mint, 2 tablespoons of chives and 2 tablespoons of basil with another 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a blender and blitz. Then add to the cous cous.

To serve, stir in the edamame beans and sprinkle with the roasted pistachio and spring onion.

Topics: Summer Salads; Cooking