Freshly brewed tea will make an usual and refreshing addition to this delicious salad!


  • 1 cup San Remo cous cous

  • 1 cup brewed black tea

  • 1 cup of lentils, cooked

  • 1 large handful of baby spinach, roughly chopped

  • ½ punnet cherry tomatoes

  • 150g goats cheese, optional

  • Dressing

  • 2 clove garlic

  • 1 tbs. honey

  • 1 tbs. goat’s yoghurt

  • Juice and zest of ½ lemon

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    To make the dressing, place all ingredients into a small blender and blend until emulsified.

  • 2.

    Pre heat the oven to 160C. Cut cherry tomatoes in half and place on baking tray. Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper and bake in the oven for 10 minutes until blistered.

  • 3.

    Pour the couscous into a bowl and pour freshly brewed tea over the top. Cover with cling film and sit for 5 minutes until the couscous has absorbed all the tea. Using a fork fluff-up the couscous to separate.

  • 4.

    To assemble, add lentils to the couscous, along with the spinach, tomatoes and goats cheese. Pour over the dressing and toss well.


Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 2

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