Mince salad

By Drum Digital
29 January 2016

A quick, light and healthy meal

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 15 min

30 ml (2 T) oil

2 onion, chopped

350 g ostrich mince

15 ml (1 T) ground cumin

5 ml (1 t) ground cinnamon

10 ml (2 t) turmeric

500 ml (2 c) vegetable stock


280 g couscous

zest of 2 lemons

a handful of fresh mint, chopped

50 g unsalted cashew nuts, toasted

2 peaches, sliced

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onions and cook gently for 5 minutes until they’re soft. Stir in the mince and spices then add the stock. Bring to the boil then turn the heat down and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Couscous: Prepare the couscous following the packet instructions. Stir through the lemon zest and mint. Season to taste.
  3. Spoon the couscous onto serving plates, pile the mince mixture on top and scatter over the cashews and peaches.

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