Couscous Salad Recipe

Ingredients

 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
 Salt
 Pepper

Directions

1

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

Mix well.

6

In a container combine olive oil, mustard and vinegar.

7

Mix well and pour it over the couscous mixture.

8

Stir well to coat all ingredients.

9

Season with pepper and salt.

10

Serve chilled.

Ingredients

 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
 Salt
 Pepper

Directions

1

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

Mix well.

6

In a container combine olive oil, mustard and vinegar.

7

Mix well and pour it over the couscous mixture.

8

Stir well to coat all ingredients.

9

Season with pepper and salt.

10

Serve chilled.

Couscous Salad Recipe