All About Food
March 19, 2017
One of my favorite salads. This couscous salad is delicious and on top of that, i'ts easy to prepare.
1 c. Water
3/4 c. Quick-cooking couscous, uncooked
1/2 c. Dried tart cherries
1/2 c. Carrots, coarsely chopped
1/2 c. Cucumber, chopped and unpeeled
1/4 c. Green onions, sliced
3 tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. Olive oil
1 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
1In a saucepan bring water to boil and stir in couscous.
2 Remove from heat and let the couscous stand covered for 5 minutes.
3Fluff with a fork. Uncover and let it cool for about 10 minutes.
4In a second bowl combine the cooked couscous, carrots, cucumber, dried cherries and green onion.
6In a container combine olive oil, mustard and vinegar.
7Mix well and pour it over the couscous mixture.
8Stir well to coat all ingredients.
9 Season with pepper and salt.
Image by: Jessica Rossi
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