Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Want a cool & healthy summer side salad? Well, I’ve gotcha covered! This salad is easy to assemble and you likely have the ingredients in your fridge. Stay cool, my friends!

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Category: Salads, SIDES

Servings: 8 Servings

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup couscous, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 cup sliced, then halved, English cucumber (I only remove strips of the peel – looks prettier that way)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 TBS each of chopped fresh basil & mint
  • 1/2 cup rough chopped mixed olives (kalamata, green, etc.)
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Sea salt & cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup vinaigrette dressing of your choice or just add olive oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. I don’t add too much additional salt because the olives are salty.
  3. I used a champagne vinaigrette that I had in the fridge. Any light vinaigrette will do. You could also just use olive oil.
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