Lemon Couscous Salad
This light couscous salad with Mediterranean flavors is a perfect summer side dish.
Servings Prep Time
6 5minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 5minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Lemon Couscous Salad
Ingredients
  • 10ounces plain couscous,
  • 2cups chicken or vegetable broth,
  • 2tablespoons white wine vinegar,
  • 2tablespoons lemon juice,
  • 3tablespoons olive oil,
  • 12 fresh mint leaves,sliced thin
  • 1/2 English cucumber,seeded and diced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes,seeded and diced
  • 3ounces reduced-fat feta,
Instructions
  1. Bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove lid, fluff with a fork, and allow to cool uncovered for about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, whisk together vinegar, lemon juice, and olive oil. Stir in mint, cucumber, tomatoes, and cooked couscous, and stir together to combine. Add feta and stir gently to evenly distribute the cheese.
Recipe Notes

If you plan to save leftovers, sprinkle the mint over each serving instead of mixing in to prevent it from browning.

Adapted from Simple Everyday Couscous Salad at Ginger, Lemon & Spice.