Cucumber, Mint, Mandarin, Israeli couscous

Make sure to try this fresh and enticing dish!

Made with these products from The Olive Press:

Mandarin Olive Oil

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Mandarin Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Israeli Couscous
  • 1 Medium cucumber, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 3oz Feta cheese, cubed
  • 3 tbsp mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 mandarin oranges, one juiced, one segmented
  • Mandarin zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Heat 1 Tbsp of the olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add couscous, and lightly fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of cold water and juice of one mandarin to pan and stir until absorbed. Add additional 1/2 cup water, stir until couscous is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove couscous from heat, add mint, Feta, cucumber, and peeled mandarin segments.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of mandarin olive oil, season with salt, pepper, mandarin zest, and toss.
  • Serve chilled and enjoy!