Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Mediterranean Couscous Salad recipe? Learn how to make Mediterranean Couscous Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



From America's Test Kitchen. water, couscous, salt, lemon juice, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, chickpeas, parsley, scallions, feta cheese, pepper cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Couscous Salad

2 cups water
1 1/2 cups couscous
1 Salt
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (medium) garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
16 ounce chickpeas, drained and rinsed (16058)
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 medium scallions, chopped
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
1 Pepper

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Couscous Salad

  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan.

  2. Remove from heat, add couscous and 3/4 teaspoon salt, and stir. Cover and let stand

  3. 10 minutes. Transfer couscous to serving bowl and fluff with fork.

  4. Meanwhile, whisk together lemon juice, garlic, and oil in small bowl. Add lemon juice mixture and chickpeas to couscous, toss well to combine, and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Toss in parsley, scallions, and feta. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Beans, Cheese, Herbs, Pasta, Main Dish, Salads, American, Mediterranean, Boil, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 374.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
623
Calories from Fat
232
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.8g
40%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
711mg
30%
Potassium
412mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
79.5g
26%
Dietary Fiber
8.8g
35%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
18.4g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 22% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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