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Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Recipe by Carley Nadine

Ingredients

11

Time

30m

Ingredients

Serves 04

This Mediterranean couscous salad is the perfect balance of fiber-rich vegetables and protein that makes it light yet satisfying. Perfect for warm summer days, this vegetarian dish can be enjoyed as a side dish or on top of a salad as a balanced meal.

Instructions

  1. 1

    Bring water, salt, and 2 tbsp of olive oil to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add couscous and stir quickly. Turn off the heat and cover. Let couscous stand until tender, 5 minutes and then fluff with a fork and let cool. If purchasing packaged couscous, reference the directions on the package.

  2. 2

    Combine couscous, tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, olives, cheese, parsley, in a medium bowl. Combine lemon juice and the rest of the olive oil and whisk, pour dressing over the couscous salad, stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

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