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Jen's Greek Couscous Salad

Jen's Greek Couscous Salad

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
LaSunshine

LaSunshine

This is a recipe I created when I needed something to take to a family get-together. It can be made ahead, so you just grab it and go! You can prepare all ingredients and refrigerate separately, then mix together before serving, but this recipe keeps well too!

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  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 21.7 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 509 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan; add couscous and return mixture to a boil. Place a lid on the saucepan, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer until couscous is tender and the water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Transfer couscous to a bowl.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Cook red bell pepper and yellow bell pepper strips in the hot skillet until soft and slightly charred, about 5 minutes; add to couscous and stir.
  3. Whisk olive oil and lemon juice together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle oil mixture over the couscous mixture and stir to coat. Gently stir tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese through the couscous.
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kymbrown1
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kymbrown1

5/15/2014

I made this recipe almost exactly as directed with only a couple of very minor changes. One, I diced the peppers instead of cutting them into strips and later quartered the tomatoes since that made them mix into the couscous much easier. Second, I cooked the peppers only until tender and not until charred since I don't like the charred flavor. Other than those simple differences, I made it as the recipe calls for and it was very delicious! It was really good both hot right after cooking and the next day as a cold salad. I highly recommend this recipe and will post a photo the next time I make it if no one has posted one by then.

Janice
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Janice

8/23/2014

We all liked it. Had 2nd helpings . Spouse said if you have to eat cous cous..... . So a 3&1/2 rating. Would make it again.

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