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COUSCOUS-TANGERINE-GRAPE WITH HONEY-LIME SWEET DRESSING.

COUSCOUS-TANGERINE-GRAPE WITH HONEY LIME DRESSING- SWEET, TANGY WITH HINTS OF MINT, THIS BEAUTIFUL FRUITY SALAD WAS A JOY TO TUCK INTO. SURPRISE, SURPRISE THE KIDS ARE GOING TO LOVE IT TOO! 
Course barbecue, dinner, Salad
Cuisine American, asian,, gluten-free, low-carb, middle eastern, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword couscous, glutenfree, lowcarb, salad, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author jehan

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

1/2 cup of couscous

2 granny smith apples

2 tangerines or regular oranges

100g of green grapes

100g of purple grapes

A pinch of chilli flecks (optional)

A handful of mint leaves

for the honey lime sweet dressing

3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon of honey

3 tablespoons of lime juice(1 tablespoon for the apples)

1 tablespoon of sugar(optional only for a sweeter dressing)

Salt to season

Instructions

  1. How to cook couscous.

    Boil 1 cup of water with 1/2 teaspoon of butter.

    Add the boiling water to the couscous with a pinch of salt, mix well.

    Cover and let the couscous sit for 10 minutes or until they turn soft and fluffy.

    Use a fork to separate the couscous and set aside.

  2. Make the honey-lime dressing.

    Add apple cider vinegar, honey, lime, salt to season, sugar(optional)and whisk the ingredients together. refrigerate until you use it with the salad.

  3. Making the salad.

    Cut the apples into thin strips, squeeze in 1 tablespoon of lime juice(half a lime), mix the juice into the apple strips and set aside.

    Cut the grapes and deseed them then peel and cut the oranges as well.

    Place all the fruits in a bowl and then gently combine the couscous with the fruits.

    Pour in the honey-lime dressing over the salad, combine well, taste and adjust seasoning as per your requirement.

    Finally, add the mint leaves as garnish.