Couscous Salad Recipe

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CousCous salad

Nelda Carnley

By
@BamaNama

I wanted to do something different with my couscous than the lemon and roasted almonds so I came up with salad and it is good cold or warm.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 box
plain couscous
2 c
chicken broth
1/2 pkg
cherry tomatoes sliced
1 small
can chopped black olives
1 small
can shitaki mushrooms, or use fresh, sliced
1/3 c
toasted pinenuts
1 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
capers
juice of 2 limes
zest of 1 lime
3 Tbsp
basil pesto
olive oil to drizzle in pasta when mixing

Step-By-Step

1Cook couscous in chicken broth according to package, when done fluff with fork. Saute mushrooms in butter and olive oil until tender and brown, chop. Add mushrooms and all other ingredients to couscous and mix well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy