Zucchini and mint couscous salad

This refreshingly delicious zucchini and mint couscous salad makes the ultimate side dish to a dinner spread, or a light vegetarian meal.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Zucchini and mint couscous salad
  • 1/2 cup couscous (or wholegrain couscous)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice


Zucchini and mint couscous salad
  • 1
    Combine couscous and boiling water in a medium bowl; cover, stand for 5 minutes, fluff with a fork occasionally. Thickly slice zucchini; cook on a heated oiled grill plate (or grill or barbecue) for 2 minutes each side or until tender and browned.
  • 2
    Combine zucchini, couscous, fresh mint leaves, crumbled feta, olive oil and lemon rind and lemon juice.