Recipe: Couscous salad with pomegranate and pistachio

Salads with aromatic herbs
December 21, 2009

This couscous recipe mix the summer flavour of fresh mint with autumn fruits like pomegranate and pistachios: it's the perfect dish for winter solstice, to eat remembering the past seasons.
This is the original recipe from Kevin's Closet Cooking.

Couscous salad with pomegranate and pistachio

Couscous salad with pomegranate and pistachio

Serves four:
150g couscous
half pomegranate
3 tbsp pistachios, toasted
juice from half lemon
30ml olive oil
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp mint leaves
1 tbsp parsley leaves
1 clove garlic
salt and black pepper

Prepare the vinaigrette with olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, mint and parsley, mustard, salt and black pepper.
Cook the couscous normally, season with the vinaigrette, then add pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios.

Couscous verrines with chicken and corianderA similar recipe:

Couscousverrines with chicken and coriander

This goes to Salt to Taste - T&T December

T&T JanuaryI will host the next edition of Tried and Tasted, a monthly event started by Zlamushka.
The logo is created by Ksenia from Tales of a spoon.
The choosen blogger for January edition is Akal´s Saappadu.

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Author: Hema (URL)

An easy and delicious salad.. Thanks for sending it to the event. Good luck hosting the next edition of T&T

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