Couscous Salad Recipe

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CousCous salad

Nelda Carnley


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.

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10 Min


10 Min


Stove Top


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
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
juice of 2 limes
zest of 1 lime
3 Tbsp
basil pesto
olive oil to drizzle in pasta when mixing

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook 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