Greek Couscous Salad Recipe

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Norma Published: December 10, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

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

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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!

Nutrition

  • 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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