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Couscous tabouli with Moroccan lamb

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After a quick dinner? Our Couscous tabouli with Moroccan lamb is perfect for weeknights when you’re tight on time. With bursts of lemon and herbs, it's guaranteed to keep the entire family happy.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Couscous tabouli with Moroccan lamb


  • ⅔ cup (130g) couscous
  • ⅔ cup (160ml) boiling water
  • 2 x 250g Coles Australian Lamb Backstraps
  • 1 tbs Moroccan seasoning
  • 1 green cucumber, finely chopped
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 200g beetroot dip

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  1. Step 1

    Place the couscous and boiling water in a heatproof bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 5 mins. Use a fork to separate the grains.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Lightly spray the lamb with olive oil spray and sprinkle with Moroccan seasoning. Cook for 3 mins each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thinly slice.
  3. Step 3

    Add the cucumber, tomato, spring onion, parsley and mint to the couscous and toss to combine. Add the oil, lemon rind and 2 tbs lemon juice and toss to combine. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the couscous tabouli among serving plates. Top with lamb and dip.