Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: French Africa
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Minty Couscous
Total:
15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups/about 450 g quick-cooking couscous
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more if desired
  • Leaves from 2 large bunches fresh mint, chopped

Directions

Bring 3 1/2 cups/875 ml water to a boil in a large saucepan and salt it. Pour in the couscous and the olive oil, give a quick stir, cover and turn off the heat. Let sit for about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork to break up any lumps. Check the seasonings, stir in the chopped mint and serve.

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