Couscous Greek Salad
This Greek Salad is a healthy addition to any hearty meal. With crunchy veggies and soft couscous, it makes for a delicious combination.
Servings: 4 people
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 2 cups couscous
- 1 large english cucumber
- 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
- 1/3 cup red onion
- 1/2 cup chunks of feta cheese
- 1/3 cup fresh basil
- 1 1/2 Tbs dijon mustard
- 1 Tbs sugar
- 2 Tbs red wine vinegar
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 2 Tbs lemon juice
In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbs of olive oil over medium high heat.
Add cous cous, and toast
Once cous cous is a golden brown, add water, and bring to a boil. Boil for 6 minutes. Then uncover and cook an additional 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, dice english cucumber, and halve grape tomatoes, and thinly slice onions, and set aside.
Mix dressing ingredients together in a small bowl, and whisk together. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine cooked cous cous, veggies, and dressing. At the very end, toss the feta chunks into the mixture.
Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 33.3mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 2.2mg