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Couscous with Apricots, Cucumbers, spring Onions and Feta (Serves 4)
courtesy of Mario Hernandez

A fresh, bright tangy but light summer salad that can stand alone or be served as a side dish!

1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups couscous
1 1/2 cups diced cucumbers
2/3 cup diced apricots
½ cup cubed feta or crumbled
1/3 cup thinly sliced spring onions
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil for
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

  1. In a medium size saucepan, add the water, and bring the liquid to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover the skillet, and remove it from the heat. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes and transfer it to a medium ceramic or glass bowl, breaking up any lumps with a fork.
  2. Add cucumbers, apricots, spring onions, feta, and the parsley. Season and dress to taste. Mix well. Serve at once.

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