Jewel Couscous/or Quinoa Salad

Jennifer Petrouske


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.


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1 Hr
10 Min
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1 1/4 c
couscous or quinoa
1 1/4 c
hot vegetable stock
1/2 lb
cherry tomatoes
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)

How to Make Jewel Couscous/or Quinoa Salad


  • 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.

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About Jewel Couscous/or Quinoa Salad

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

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