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For a quick side dish or light main try this Moroccan inspired salad made with couscous, ham, fetta and mint.

  • Serves4
  • Prep time15 minutes
Moroccan seed salad


  • 1 cup (200g) couscous
  • ½ cup (80g) sultanas
  • ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • ¼ cup (50g) pepitas, toasted
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds, toasted
  • ½ cup (40g) flaked almonds, toasted
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • 1 red birdseye chilli, thinly sliced
  • 100g thinly sliced ham, coarsely torn
  • 100g Greek-style fetta, crumbled
  • Lemon zest, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place the couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add 1 cup (250ml) boiling water. Cover and set aside for 5 mins. Use a fork to separate the grains. Add the sultanas and lemon juice. Cover and set aside for 1 min to soak.
  2. Step 2

    Add the pepitas, sesame seeds, almonds, parsley, mint, chilli, ham and fetta. Gently toss to combine. Divide among serving dishes. Sprinkle with lemon zest. Serve with lemon wedges.