Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe

How To Make Mediterranean Couscous Salad

If you want a meatless dish, try this Mediterranean couscous salad made with ripe tomatoes, cucumber, and bell peppers then sprinkled with herbs and cheese.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾cupcouscous
  • 1tbspbutter
  • ¾cupwater
  • 1cuptomatoes
  • 1cupcucumber ,sliced
  • 1bell pepper ,chopped
  • ¼cupred onion,thinly sliced
  • cupfeta cheese,crumbled
  • cupflat leaf parsley,chopped

For the dressing:

  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspFresh Lemon Juice
  • tsphoney
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • salt & pepper ,to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring water, butter, and a pinch of salt to a boil. Add couscous, stir and cover. Remove from heat and let it sit for 5 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, place all dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well to combine.

  3. Place couscous in a large bowl and fluff with a fork. Allow to cool completely.

  4. Add remaining salad ingredients and dressing. Toss to combine and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 729.97kcal
  • Fat: 45.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.41g
  • Fiber: 5.74g
  • Sugar: 17.91g
  • Protein: 28.26g
  • Cholesterol: 141.13mg
  • Sodium: 1394.75mg
  • Calcium: 805.43mg
  • Potassium: 609.59mg
  • Iron: 2.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 296.48µg
  • Vitamin C: 64.07mg
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