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Mediterranean Couscous Salad

A quick and easy, healthy couscous salad featuring lots of bright, fresh vegetables. A great recipe to feed a crowd!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword couscous salad, healthy salads, recipes with couscous, vegetarian dinners
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 People, as a side
Calories 107 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup White wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Granulated sugar.
  • Salad:
  • 1 Cup dry whole wheat cous cous
  • 1/2 cup A Large red onion diced (about 1/2 )
  • 1 cups Medium cucumber chopped (about 1 1/2 )
  • 2 cups Large tomatoes chopped (about 1 1/2 )
  • 3/4 cup Fat free or light feta cheese
  • 3 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp Fresh basil sliced
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized pot,bring 1 1/4 Cups of water to a boil
  2. Once the water is boiling, add the cous cous, cover and remove from the heat.
  3. While your cous cous sits, dice the red onion, cucumbers and tomatoes.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the white wine vinegar and lemon juice. Pop in the microwave for 10-15 seconds until warm.
  5. Add the sugar into the warm lemon juice mixture, and stir until dissolved. Set aside,
  6. Remove the lid from the pot, and fluff the cous cous with a fork. Transfer it into a large bowl.
  7. Add the chopped veggies to the cous cous, along with the feta cheese, Italian seasoning, basil and garlic powder.
  8. Mix until everything is combined and the Italian seasoning has been dispersed evenly.
  9. Pour the white wine vinegar mixture over the cous cous, mixing well.
  10. Season with a good amount of salt, and black pepper.
  11. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over the top and serve.

Recipe Notes

This is great served warm or cold!