Picnic feasts on a budget - Coucous pots

Picnic feasts on a budget - Coucous pots

Picnics are a great idea for sunny days; turn a trip to the park into a special family day out by serving an outdoor lunch with this low-cost picnic food idea. Salad isn’t easy to eat on the , but individual pots filled with couscous (or rice) salad, served with spoons, are easy and perfect for picnics.

Ingredients (serves 5 people)

  • 200ml Vegetable stock
  • 100g Couscous
  • Cucumber
  • Red pepper
  • Feta cheese

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  1. Pour 200ml vegetable stock over 100g couscous, stir then let settle for 10 minutes.

  2. Fluff up with a fork and stir in diced cucumber, red pepper and feta cheese to taste.

  3. Spoon into small reusable food tubs.

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Sounds like a nice tasty idea. And you can vary the added tastes with something like lemon juice or coriander leaves.

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Thanks. Think I will give this a go as it would be much cheaper than the ready mixed up packets.

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