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Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad is super healthy made with black olives, feta, sun-dried tomatoes, bell pepper, and cucumber. It is super easy to make, and the ideal meal for summer!

Course Salad
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword Couscous Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 564 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Cook Couscous:

  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Salad:

  • 3-4 cups cooked couscous
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 2 cucumbers seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper sliced
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

Cook Couscous:

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat bring the water to a boil.
  2. Pour the couscous into the boiling water, cover, and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes, on medium heat.
  3. When the granules have absorbed all the liquid, fluff the cooked couscous with a fork and let fully cool before using in the salad.

Salad:

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a measuring cup and set aside.
  2. Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl, except feta cheese.
  3. Add dressing and toss. Add feta cheese and toss.
  4. Garnish with more parsley and feta cheese and serve.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 564 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 1248mg54%
Potassium 1579mg45%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 3305IU66%
Vitamin C 120.6mg146%
Calcium 276mg28%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.