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Herby barley couscous with chipotle halloumi and grilled apricots

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Herby barley couscous with chipotle halloumi and grilled apricots is one of those favorite couscous salad recipes. Airy, tasty, light and so perfect as leftovers or work lunch box the next day. Healthy and super easy to make!

4 people
220 g halloumi cheese sliced
210 ml vegetable or chicken stock
190 g barley couscous
180 g tender stem broccoli
6 apricots halved and grilled
5 leaves fresh mint bruised and finely chopped
1 tbsp chipotle paste
1 small bunch mixed fresh herbs
60 g pecan nuts toasted and roughly chopped
2 handful pomegranate seeds
For the dressing::
3-4 tbsp olive oil
3-4 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp chipotle paste
1 tsp honey or maple syrup
5 mint leaves brushed and super finely chopped
  1. Put the dry couscous into a slightly larger bowl and pour over the boiling stock. Cover with a plate or clingfilm and set aside for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Slice and brush the halloumi...
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Nutritions

Calories
4667

Sodium
4998mg
208% DV

Fat
303g
467% DV

Protein
145g
290% DV

Carbs
348g
118% DV

Fiber
46g
186% DV