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Greek-style meze salad

Serves 6 (as a side) or 4 (as a main)

Prep Time 20 min

Cooking Time n/a


  • 100g couscous
  • ¾tsp reduced-salt vegetable stock powder
  • 50g soft pitted dates, chopped
  • 50g pitted olives, sliced
  • 100g cooked beetroot, diced
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • Fresh mint sprigs, torn
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Put the couscous in a bowl. Mix the stock powder with 175ml boiling water in a jug, then pour over the couscous, cover and leave for 5 min.
  2. Fluff up the couscous with a fork, then add the dates, olives, beetroot, spring onions, tomatoes, pepper, red onion and mint (reserving a few sprigs to garnish) and toss. Mix the lemon juice and oil together in a small jug or bowl, then toss through the salad and serve garnished with mint sprigs. If making as a main meal for 4, serve with lightly toasted pittas and tzatziki.

Nutrition per serving

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138 3.7g 3.4g 0.5g 3g 10.6g 0.7g 37mg 24.5g 1.3mg

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