Couscous with lemon and watercress

Calories: 198  Preparation: 10 mins  Serves: 4-6


225g/ 8oz couscous

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp olive oil

1 x 85g bag watercress, roughly chopped

½ red onion, chopped

2 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped

150g/ 5oz cucumber, peeled, deseeded and chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Boil a kettle of water. Place the couscous, lemon zest and juice, olive oil and plenty of seasoning in a large bowl, then add 300ml/ ½ pt boiling water. Stir well, then leave to soak for 10 mins or until the water has been absorbed by the couscous.

Stir in the remaining ingredients, season to taste and serve.

Fat: 6.5g Saturated Fat: 0.9g Carbohydrate: 32.3g Protein: 4.7g Fibre: 1.2g Salt: 0.29g

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