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Greek Couscous Salad

Greek Couscous Salad

This salad is similar to a Greek salad, but is made with couscous. The ingredients are a nice blend of Kalamata olives, red onions, fresh mint and topped with feta cheese.  It’s perfect for a side dish or for lunch.

Serves 6
2/3 cup dry couscous
1 cup boiling water
1 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 tomato, diced
1 cup cucumber, diced
12 Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
2/3 cup red onion, chopped
4 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
Salt and pepper, to taste

Place couscous in a bowl. Pour boiling water over, stir, and cover with a plate or parchment paper on top and set aside. After 10 minutes, remove cover and fluff with a fork. 

Add garbanzo beans, red bell pepper, olives, red onion, mint, olive oil, lemon juice and feta cheese. Toss well. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Greek Couscous Salad
Couscous salad with a greek theme

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