Tabouleh With Beetroot

For 6 people. Preparation time: 20 min. Waiting time: 60 min.


  • 2 cups of couscous
  • 2 beetroots -cooked
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 oranges
  • ½ pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 handfuls of raisins
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 gooseberries or 2-3 figs sliced quite finely


  1. Using a juicer pass the beetroot and then mix in the juice of 1 lemon and 1 of the oranges
  2. In a large bowl mix the above with the couscous and leave to one side for about 30 mins
  3. Slice the other orange and lemon in halves — juice one half of each fruit and with the remaining halves chop into small dice
  4. To the juice of the orange and lemon halves add the raisins and leave to marinate for a little while
  5. When the couscous has swollen, add the diced orange, lemon, pepper, tomato, raisins and season to taste
  6. Top with the gooseberries or the sliced figs
  7. Leave in the fridge for at least 30 mins