CousCous salad

Couscous Salad Recipe

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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
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  • 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

How to Make CousCous salad


  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.

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About CousCous salad

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

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