Green beans, basil, lamb & couscous
PREP + COOK 15 MINUTES • MAKES 1¼ CUPS (15 TABLESPOONS)
100g diced lamb
1½ cups (375ml) cold water 150g green beans, trimmed,
¼ cup (50g) couscous ¼ cup (60ml) boiling water
¼ cup loosely packed basil
leaves, chopped coarsely
1 Place lamb and the cold water in a small saucepan; bring to the boil. Add beans, boil for 3 minutes or until lamb is cooked through and beans are tender. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water. Drain beans and lamb.
2 Meanwhile, combine couscous and the boiling water in a small bowl. Cover; stand for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed; fluff with a fork. Allow to cool slightly.
3 Blend or process lamb, reserved cooking water, beans and basil until smooth. Cool slightly; push through a sieve. Serve with couscous.