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Apetina Cous Cous Summer Salad recipe

Apetina Couscous Summer Salad

Summer’s finally here and what better way to make the most of the sun with a lovely picnic. If you’d like an idea for something to eat, then why not try this refreshing and quick to make couscous salad with creamy Apetina cheese, crunchy sweetcorn, sweet peas, avocado and herbs.

Apetina classic

This colourful couscous is easy to make in advance, so all you need to do is pop it in your hamper, find a grassy picnic spot and dig in!

Apetina is a versatile cheese that’s great in salads, with pasta, spinach filo pies, and of course, couscous. Try it for yourself! For more information visit apetina.com and make sure you stop by their Facebook page, where you can vote and win prizes!

Serves 4

  • 200g couscous
  • Small knobof butter
  • 1 handful frozen peas
  • 1/2 small tin of sweetcorn
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 roasted red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • Squeeze lemon juice
  • 100g Apetina classic cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Pour the couscous into a saucepan and cover with 250ml of boiling water. Stir and leave for 5-6 mintutes, before adding a knob of butter and fluffing up with a fork.

Apetina logo

Spoon the couscous into a serving bowl and add the peas, sweetcorn, avocado, red pepper, mint and parsley. Season with salt and pepper then squeeze over a generous amount of lemon juice. Stir the couscous and finish off by crumbling the Apetina over the top.


In the interest of transparency, we’d like you to know this is a sponsored post. However the recipe is ours and it’s perfect for picnics!

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