Ham and Pineapple Couscous Salad

Ham and Pineapple Couscous Salad


"This is a fresh, delicious and healthy way to eat leftover ham."


25 m servings 363 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 50g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 12.6 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 468 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, bring water, butter and garlic powder to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in couscous. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together couscous, ham, pineapple, onion and drained peas
  3. In a small bowl whisk together 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, lemon juice, Dijon-style mustard and vegetable oil. Pour dressing over the salad and stir to coat. Salt and pepper to taste.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Very delicious recipe - but I agree that the onion is too overpowering. I bought the smallest red onion I could find, and used half, and that was still too much. I suggest maybe 1/4 small red on...

Most family members enjoyed this. I think it has a great flavor, however I did double the dressing portion. The 2 year old even ate it!

Great total meal with meat vegetable fruit and grain all in one Very nutritious Greatt for hot summer days!

This is delicious. Great alternative to a sandwich for lunch. The amount of mustard is not indicated. I used about 1/3 cup. I also added a bit of orange juice to make it a little less dry an...

I liked all of the flavor combination except the red onion. It overpowered everything else. Very easy to make. I'll skip the onion next time, but definitely try this again. Maybe more pineapple.

This is great, but the 4 serving size with 1 cup of couscous makes a LOT! I'm going to cut back next time. I used mandarain oranges instead of pineapple (thought I had some and didn't) and it ...

Very eash and good! I like onion but too much will give me heartburn. So I added maybe 1/4 c. of chopped onion. I didn't have left over ham (I don't cook hams), so I got a slab of black fores...

I love this recipe. I used fresh pineapple instead of canned. And edamame instead of peas. It is a really refreshing lunch!

This was fabulous! The onion was a little strong, so I only put in half of the amount the recipe called for, as my husband doesn't like onions, and glad I did, when I read the other reviews. ...