Couscous Salad

joeyjoan K


a minty comfort food,that leaves you feeling good about yourself, and it taste so good

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a terrifically light salad! We weren't able to find the spicy basil in our area, but I can’t imagine this salad being any better. Thanks for sharing, Joan! The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    couscous plain
  • 1 c
    water or broth,chicken, beef, or veg
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, fresh about 10 leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp
    mint, fresh about 6 small to med leaves chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    spicey basil about 10 med leaves chopped
  • 2 large
    green onion chopped using white and green
  • 2 large
    tomato diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    salad oil, use a light oil

How to Make Couscous Salad


  1. cook couscous as directed. Using broth or water.
  2. after cooking add herbs mint and basil. If you wish you can add salt&pepper but I find it really doesn't need it.
  3. add 3 tablespoons salad oil.
  4. chill for at least 30 minutes
  5. add tomato's and onion toss and serve.

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About Couscous Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Onion, #Tomato, #mint

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