This Greek couscous salad is ready in 10 minutes!!!! And it looks and tastes amazing. Packed with the flavours of a traditional greek salad, this greek couscous could be a side dish or served on it's own for lunch. Better yet make it for dinner and pack up the leftovers in a lunchbox!!!!
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10 Minute Greek Inspired Couscous Salad

This Greek couscous salad is ready in 10 minutes!!!! And it looks and tastes amazing. Packed with the flavours of a traditional greek salad, this greek couscous could be a side dish or served on it's own for lunch. Better yet make it for dinner and pack up the leftovers in a lunchbox!!!! #SundaySupper #quickandeasy
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 6
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup couscous
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 3/4 cups hot vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chopped red onion
  • ½ cucumber
  • handful kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese
  • Fresh oregano/fresh mint to serve

Instructions

  • Tip the couscous into a large bow/, add the dried oregano, dried parsley, black pepper, salt and the zest of the lemon. Mix gently to combine Then pour over the hot stock.
  • Cover the bowl and leave it for 5 minutes until all the stock has been absorbed.
  • Fluff the couscous with a fork.
  • Chop the cherry tomatoes in half (or quarters) and add them to the couscous along with the finely chopped onion.
  • Cut the cucumber in half and remove the seeds then chop into small dice. Add to the couscous.
  • Cut the loves into wedges and add to the couscous with the EVOO.
  • Stir everything together and serve with the crumbled feta cheese and some fresh herbs.
    (You can add some wedges of the tested lemon too)

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 687mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 19.1mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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