Greek Couscous Salad Recipe

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Norma Modified: November 9, 2021
Greek Couscous Salad Recipe

How To Make Greek Couscous Salad

Try a new pasta salad with Greek couscous salad! Couscous pasta is tossed with bell peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • cupswater
  • 2cupsIsraeli couscous
  • 1red bell pepper,cut into ¼x2-inch strips
  • 1yellow bell pepper,cut into ¼x2-inch strips
  • ½cupolive oil
  • lemon,juiced
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1cupcherry tomatoes,halved
  • 1cupKalamata olives,pitted and halved
  • ½cupfeta cheese,crumbled


  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add couscous and return mixture to a boil.

  2. Place a lid on the saucepan, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer for 10 minutes, until couscous is tender and the water is absorbed. Transfer couscous to a bowl.

  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat.

  4. Cook red bell pepper and yellow bell pepper strips in the hot skillet for about 5 minutes, until soft and slightly charred. Add to couscous and stir.

  5. Whisk olive oil and lemon juice together in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle oil mixture over the couscous mixture and stir to coat.

  6. Gently stir tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese through the couscous. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 342.49kcal
  • Fat: 17.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.58g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.56g
  • Fiber: 3.65g
  • Sugar: 1.59g
  • Protein: 7.63g
  • Cholesterol: 8.34mg
  • Sodium: 506.11mg
  • Calcium: 82.59mg
  • Potassium: 220.32mg
  • Iron: 1.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 50.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 64.81mg
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