Jewel Couscous/or Quinoa Salad

Jennifer Petrouske

By
@Jennybeedot

One of my friends made a similar salad for a potluck and it was delicious! I've made a few changes and ended up with this.

Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
couscous or quinoa
1 1/4 c
hot vegetable stock
1/2 lb
cherry tomatoes
1/2
cucumber
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 large
lemon zest and juice
1 small
red onion, thinly sliced
1 1/4 c
feta cheese
1 bunch
basil chopped (may use mint instead for different flavor)

Step-By-Step

1Place couscous in a large bowl and pour over the hot stock. Leave for 5 minutes until liquid has been absorbed. Allow to cool completely.
2cut cherry tomatoes in half. Half the cucumber lengthwise and scoop out seeds with spoon, then cut into pieces.
3Stir the lemon juice, zest, olive oil together. Add tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, to couscous mixture. Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Healthy