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Amazing greek couscous pasta salad loaded with veggies
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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: couscous greek salad, couscous greek salad recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 524kcal
Author: Rachael Yerkes

Ingredients

  • 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

Dressing

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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