Quick Tuna Couscous Salad

Prep Time 10
Cook Time 0
Ingredients
Difficulty
Servings 6

A salad with a zing that’s more filling than it looks!

Quick Tuna Couscous Salad
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 420 g can tuna in spring water, drained
  • 420 g can reduced-salt corn kernels, drained
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 4 spring onions (including green tops), sliced
  • 1 cup coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 tbs sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tsp curry powder, optional

Method

  1. Place couscous in a small heatproof bowl, pour over boiling water; cover and set aside for 3 minutes.
  2. Into a large bowl combine tuna, corn, peas, spring onions and coriander.
  3. Fluff couscous with a fork to separate grains and stir through sweet chilli sauce, lemon juice and curry powder.
  4. Add couscous to salad ingredients, mix well and serve.

Variations

  • Replace couscous with 2 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice.
  • Add a drained 420g can of no-added-salt 4-bean mix, chickpeas or cannellini beans.
Serving Suggestion: Add a diced avocado just before serving.

 

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