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Couscous Salad with Dried Cherries
Couscous Salad with Dried Cherries

Couscous Salad

March 19, 2017

Couscous Salad 0 0 5 0

One of my favorite salads. This couscous salad is delicious and on top of that, i'ts easy to prepare.

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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.

5Mix well.

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.

10Serve chilled.

Image by: Jessica Rossi


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