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Budget Friendly filled pitas with couscous salad

Simple leftover lunch recipe

2 - 4

Serves

20 mins

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Taking leftovers to the next level, this pita recipe is a keeper. Top the fresh zingy couscous salad with cooked lamb or beef for a yummy lunch. The couscous salad is a versatile way to add in any of your favourite veges and herbs, it's just a matter of finely chopping them for texture consistency. This recipe makes more than enough couscous salad, so serve some on the side of filled pita too.

Taking leftovers to the next level, this pita recipe is a keeper. Top the fresh zingy couscous salad with cooked lamb or beef for a yummy lunch. The couscous salad is a versatile way to add in any of your favourite veges and herbs, it's just a matter of finely chopping them for texture consistency. This recipe makes more than enough couscous salad, so serve some on the side of filled pita too.

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High Iron

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Everyday,

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Under 30 Minutes,

Lunch,

Ingredients

Pita

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4 pita pockets

halved

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200g leftover beef or lamb meat

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4 tbsp hummus

Couscous salad

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1/2 cup couscous

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150ml water

heated until boiling

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1 tbsp butter

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1 tomato

finely chopped

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1/2 cucumber

finely chopped

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1/2 small red onion

finely chopped

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a handful of fresh herbs

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finely chopped

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6 olives

optional

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lemon juice

from half a lemon

Method

Filled pitas with couscous salad

Couscous salad

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Split the top of the pita pockets to allow for filling.

2

Add in a dollop of hummus into each of the pockets, along with a piece of meat and a spoonful of the couscous salad.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (340g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1880kJ

Protein

27g

Total Fat

9.5g

Saturated Fat

3.3g

Carbs

58.0g

Sugars

5.1g

Sodium

377.8mg

Iron*

3.6mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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