CousCous salad

Couscous Salad Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

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

How to Make CousCous salad

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About CousCous salad

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




Leave a Comment

12 Outstanding Orzo Recipes

12 Outstanding Orzo Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You know those days where you’re just craving pasta but don’t want to cheat on your diet? Orzo is your answer because it’s a healthier pasta option! And it’s good...

19 Summer Side Dishes Recipe

19 Summer Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It’s finally summertime - which means it’s time for some of our favorites! Pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, baked beans and more, it might...