Warm couscous salad with grilled pineapple and grapefruit

This citrus fruit lends taste and texture to both sweet and savoury dishes.
recipe, salad, couscous, pineapple, fuit, grapefru
Image by:
Recipe from: 6 November 2015
Preparation time: 25 min
Cooking time: 20 min


  • 1
  • 45
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 250
  • 310
    hot chicken stock
  • 80
    coriander, chopped
  • 60
    mint, chopped
  • 200
    feta cheese, cut into cubes
  • 2
    grapefruits, peeled, pith removed and cut into segments
  • salt and ground black pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Peel and slice the pineapple and cut each slice into quarters. Sprinkle sugar over and grill under a preheated element until light brown.

Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the onion until soft and translucent.

Prepare the couscous Place the couscous in a glass bowl. Pour the hot stock over and cover the bowl with cling-wrap. Leave to stand for 5 minutes.

Stir the couscous through with a fork, breaking up the lumps. Then stir in the onion, pineapple, herbs, feta cheese, grapefruit segments and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Words and image: Home

To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.


Read more on: recipe  |  couscous  |  salad


Beer braaied beef short ribs

2016-09-21 14:37

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

White pepper
Use white pepper when making pale, creamy sauces or clear stock because it won't discolour the sauce.

Find a recipe



Review: Three Wise Monkeys in Sea Point

We try some ramen and poké bowls at Sea Point's newest Asian go-to.

  • Cubana (Claremont)
    The food was excellent. The service was shocking, management apathetic and the ambien...
  • Rcaffé restaurant
    Don't bother eating there. I have had it with the attitude. I don't like the fact t...

Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.