Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Recipe created by: Noble Tandem
CategoryDifficultyBeginner

This Mediterranean couscous salad is a perfect party food and a glorious salad. The best part it does not even taste like your having salad! Made with easy to prepare couscous and crunchy veggies with a hit of feta and scrumptious olives!

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

 1 ½ cups wheat couscous
 1 ½ cups vegetable broth
 ½ English cucumber, seeded and cubed
 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
 ½ cup feta cheese, cubed
 ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
 ¼ cup olive oil
 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
 ½ lemon juice
 salt and pepper to taste

1

In a saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil.

2

Remove from the heat and add the couscous. Cover and let it cook for 5 minutes. Break up the couscous with a fork and let it cool.

3

In a small bowl, combine the oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

4

In another bowl, add the couscous, the vegetables, the cheese and the vinaigrette.

5

Garnish with basil. Mix and serve.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups wheat couscous
 1 ½ cups vegetable broth
 ½ English cucumber, seeded and cubed
 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
 ½ cup feta cheese, cubed
 ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
 ¼ cup olive oil
 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
 ½ lemon juice
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

In a saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil.

2

Remove from the heat and add the couscous. Cover and let it cook for 5 minutes. Break up the couscous with a fork and let it cool.

3

In a small bowl, combine the oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

4

In another bowl, add the couscous, the vegetables, the cheese and the vinaigrette.

5

Garnish with basil. Mix and serve.

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

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