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Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

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Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

With summer comes lots of yummy salads, right? And then winter rolls around and we’re all comfort food and heavy meals… and salads are a thing of the past. Not this salad. This salad is beautiful and hearty, filled with lots of colour and flavour, and total deliciousness.

Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

You could serve it on it’s own, or with meat, or even just top with a little feta or haloumi. Whatever you do, prepare yourself for the yum. It’s so good!

Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

Ingredients

1kg pumpkin, sliced into 1cm thick sliced {butternut works well}
1 red capsicum, seeded, and sliced
1 yellow capsicum, seeded, and sliced
1 red onion, cut into wedges
2 tablespoons olive {plus another tablespoon for the dressing}
1 cup instant couscous
1 cup boiled water
100g English spinach
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup pine nuts, toasted
A handful of coriander, chopped

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200ÂșC, and line a tray with baking paper.Place the vegetables {except the avocado} onto the tray and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Place the vegetables {except the avocado} onto the tray and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.Place the couscous into a heatproof bowl, and pour boiling water over the top. Cover and leave for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  3. Place the couscous into a heatproof bowl, and pour boiling water over the top. Cover and leave for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.In a big bowl, place the vegetables, couscous, spinach, lemon juice and olive oil. Toss to combine.
  4. In a big bowl, place the vegetables, couscous, spinach, lemon juice and olive oil. Toss to combine.Serve on a big platter, or in a big salad bowl. Top with avocado, pinenuts and coriander.
  5. Serve on a big platter, or in a big salad bowl. Top with avocado, pinenuts and coriander.
  • Sue

    I LOVE the look of this – thank you!

  • Barb N

    ..my daughter-in-law does vegies like this to go with a baked dinner … beautiful … xxxx

  • Diane Muscoreil

    This salad looks amazing!

  • Rebecca Vessey

    Looks good! Do you serve this hot or cold?

  • Rebecca Vessey

    Looks good! Do you serve this hot or cold?

  • Dawn Friend

    Does the spinach get baked?

    • It doesn’t. It gets put on the tray which has just come out of the oven, and wilts with the residual heat. ?

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