Couscous Salad

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




In a saucepan bring water to boil and stir in couscous.

Remove from heat and let the couscous stand covered for 5 minutes.

Fluff with a fork. Uncover and let it cool for about 10 minutes.

In a second bowl combine the cooked couscous, carrots, cucumber, dried cherries and green onion.

Mix well.

In a container combine olive oil, mustard and vinegar.

Mix well and pour it over the couscous mixture.

Stir well to coat all ingredients.

Season with pepper and salt.

Serve chilled.

Image by: Jessica Rossi


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