Party-Size Greek Couscous Salad

Party-Size Greek Couscous Salad

Saveur 149

"If you are tired of the same old potato or macaroni salad and want raves, try this at your next picnic or pot luck! This recipe can be easily adapted depending on the veggies and dressing you use. Salad can be made the night before; however, add dressing just before serving."


45 m servings 159 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 642 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook couscous according to package directions. Transfer to a large serving bowl to cool. Stir to break up clusters of couscous.
  2. When the couscous has cooled to room temperature, mix in tomatoes, olives, bell peppers, cucumber, parsley, and feta. Gradually stir vinaigrette into couscous until you arrive at desired moistness.
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  1. 142 Ratings


This one absolutely ROCKS, I take it everywhere, have passed the recipe out at least 5 times by request. It's also great if you have a vegetarian living with you...make one batch of this and it...

I scaled this down to 7 servings (of which 2 people ate nearly all!). *blush* I didn't have any boxed couscous mixes on hand, but did have plain whole wheat couscous; so I sauteed it in butter,...

Very good salad with beautiful visual presentation. I also used Absolutely Fabulous Greek/House Dressing as others recommended with very good results. I used garlic-herb feta and tossed in extra...

This was a hit at my recent "Greek" dinner party. The few things I changed: 1 green pepper and less cucumber (< 1/2), dried parsley. I didn't measure the salad dressing, just drizzled and st...

I cut this back using ONE box of couscous mix. Because I could not find garlic and herb couscous mix, I added in some homemade greek seasoning and fresh minced garlic. I cut everything else back...

I made this receipe with whole wheat couscous--Trader Joe's--and it was wonderful!! Healthy, more fiber than a pasta salad or even a rice salad. Great with the feta. Have made this with my own ...

Great for picnics or large gatherings. Made (for 50) the night before, left in fridge overnight and added salad dressing before serving. Brought this to my boyfriend's church picnic and two ppl ...

I tried this out before making for our upcoming block party. I thought it was good, but nobody in my family cared for it - and most of them love couscous! Maybe it was the flavoring in the cou...

sooo good! however, added a zucchini & removed the seeds from the cucumber! used the 'absol. fab. greek/house dressing' on the site.