Casablanca Couscous salad

A tasty Moroccan themed salad that pairs well with koftas, chicken, or falafel. It’s fast and easy to make and will surely be a winner for your dinner or lunch guests.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: N/A
Serves 2–4

Serves: 2-4


1 packet (200g) Diamond Couscous, Moroccan 

1 cup water, boiling  

¼ cup orange juice 

zest from 1 orange 

5 FreshLife Medjool Dates, roughly chopped, stone discarded 

⅓ cup FreshLife Natural Almonds, chopped and lightly toasted

½ cup Superb Herb Mint, roughly chopped

1 can(400g) Chantal Organics Chickpeas, rinsed and drained 

½ red onion, chopped finely 

100g spiralized beetroot and carrot 

100g baby spinach  

3 tbsp Olivado Oil, avocado and garlic 


To serve 

Lamb koftas  

200g Hummus 

1 tbsp Olivado avocado oil and garlic 

¼ cup Superb Herb Italian Parsley

2 tbsp Dukkah

Lemon wedges 

Salt and pepper to taste


Pour couscous and the flavouring into a medium sized heatproof bowl. Add boiling water, orange zest and juice. Cover and leave to stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork to separate the grains. Leave to cool for 10 minutes. 

Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl until just combined. 

Serve couscous salad with koftas and hummus to complete this meal. Sprinkle Italian parsley leaves on top. Drizzle olivado avocado &  garlic oil. Season with salt, pepper and dukkah.