Mediterranean Couscous Salad

10 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
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Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
10
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Never tried couscous? Here's your chance! This 10-minute salad uses quick-cooking couscous, a medley of fresh veggies and our sun-dried tomato dressing. Perfect for parties, potlucks and picnics, this Mediterranean Couscous Salad recipe is a must-try.

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  • Bring broth to boil in medium saucepan. Add couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 min.
  • Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and onions in large bowl. Add 6 Tbsp. of the dressing; toss to coat. Set aside. Fluff couscous with fork; stir in remaining 2 Tbsp. dressing.
  • Cover serving platter with lettuce; top with couscous and vegetable mixtures.

Special Extra

Sprinkle 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese over salad just before serving.

Make Ahead

Refrigerating the salad for at least 1 hour to chill enhances the flavour. Prepare salad as directed. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with toasted foccacia bread. To prepare, preheat broiler. Brush both sides of 1 bread slice evenly with 1 Tbsp. Kraft Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sun Dried Tomato Dressing. Place on baking sheet. Broil 2 min. on each side or until lightly toasted on both sides. Cut in half to serve. Makes 2 servings, one half slice each.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Nutrition Bonus

This Mediterranean-inspired salad can be part of a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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