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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 107kcal

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

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

Notes

This is great served warm or cold!

Nutrition

Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 4.3mg | Sodium: 106.9mg | Potassium: 123.3mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.6mg