Couscous Salad Recipe

Couscous Salad Recipe

2021-11-21
3.5 Stars (3 Voters)
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This Mediterranean couscous salad is light, delicious and very refreshing. The recipe is very easy to make and takes just a few minutes, the tastes are unique and reminds a holiday in the middle east. If you are looking for a salad recipe, this salad is defiantly forth a try.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
15 Minutes
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
Middle eastern
INGREDIENTS

    For the salad:

    • 1 cup (170g) Instant couscous
    • 1 cup (240ml) Hot water
    • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
    • 1 Red onion, chopped
    • 200g Cherry tomatoes, quartered
    • 1 Cucumber, diced
    • 1 Bell pepper, diced
    • 1 can (300g) Chickpeas, drained
    • 1/3 cups Olives
    • 1/4 bunch Mint, chopped  

    For the dressing:

    • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, mix couscous, salt and cumin. Add hot water, cover and set aside for preparing the vegetables.
  2. Before adding the vegetables fluff the couscous with a fork.
  3. Add chopped onion, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, chickpeas, olives and chopped mint.
  4. Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  5. Pour over the salad and mix until well combined.
  6. Serve!
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