Couscous Salad

1
joeyjoan K

By
@chachi

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


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    couscous plain
  • 1 c
    water or broth,chicken, beef, or veg
  • 2 tsp
    butter
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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