Apple-Mint Couscous Salad
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:59:07 AM. Recipe ID 22023. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apple-mint couscous salad
Yield: 4 Servings
1 tb Plus 1 teaspoon unsalted
1 c Peeled and finely chopped
1 tb Minced shallots
1 ts Minced garlic
3 tb Chopped fresh mint
Salt and pepper
1 c Couscous
1 tb Olive oil
1 c Chicken stock
1/4 c Toasted and shelled pumpkin
1/4 c (2 ounces) crumbled feta
1 lg Pita, toasted and cut into 8
2 Leaves of bibb lettuce
In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over high heat. Add
apples, shallots, garlic, mint, salt and pepper to taste, and saute
for 2 minutes. Add the couscous and olive oil and saute, stirring,
for 1 minute. Now stir in the chicken stock and bring to a boil,
stirring for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 minute.
Stir in remaining butter and turn off the heat. Cover and allow to
sit for 2 minutes. Uncover and allow to cool to room temperature.
When cool, fluff with a fork and fold in the pumpkin seeds and feta
cheese, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with toasted pita
triangles, on a bed of crisp bibb lettuce.
Yield: 3 1/2 cups
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