Couscous with roasted tomatoes and tzatziki
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Author: EnHealthy
Roasted cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons grape syrup or agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds soaked for 3 hours
  • ⅓ cup cashews soaked for 3 hours
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons dried mint
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 mini pickle cucumbers
  • 1 cucumber roughly grated and drained
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil + extra for garnish
  • Pepper, salt (to taste)
  • 1½ cup couscous
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 cup chopped mint
  • 1 fresh onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of ½ lemon
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 40 gr pine nuts (Toasted)
Toast pine nuts
  1. Place pine nuts in a frying pan, large enough to hold them in a single layer.
  2. Turn heat to medium-low and cook until golden brown, stiring frequently.
  3. When they’re golden brown, immediately transfer them to a plate to stop the cooking and prevent burning.
Roasted cherry tomatoes
  1. Preheat oven to 200 °C. Toss cherry tomatoes with grape syrup, balsamic and oil on a baking sheet, season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing once, until tomatoes are blistered and beginning to burst, 20–25 minutes. Let cool.
  1. Drain sunflower seeds, cashews and place them in a blender with the milk, garlic dried mint, lemon juice, pickle cucumbers, olive oil, salt, pepper and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Taste and adjust flavour adding more lemon juice, salt or pepper.
  3. Add grated cucumbers and stir.
  1. Tip couscous into a large bowl, pour over hot water. Cover, then leave for 10 mins, until fluffy and all the water is absorbed. Let cool.
  2. Add chopped mint, onions, salt, pepper, lemon zest, lemon juice, some off the roasted tomatoes and olive oil to the couscous, toss well, then add the rest of the tomatoes, drizzle some tzatziki and sprinkle over pine nuts to serve.
5-6 Servings
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