Couscous Salad with Grapes and Feta Cheese

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By Rosi Tornetto
from NY, NY

I found this recipe in a magazine several years ago, its a big hit with my family. Its easy to prepare and delcious as well.

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    couscous
  • 1 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1/2 c
    chopped toasted walnuts or any type of nuts you perfer
  • 1/2 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 c
    seedless red or green grapes cut in half
  • 1/4 c
    chopped parsley or calandro
  • 6 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black or white pepper
  • COUSCOUS SALAD WITH GRAPES & FETA CHEESE
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How To Make

  • 1
    Boil the water in a pot when finish boiling, set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine 1 cup couscous with hot water, stirring once to evenly distributed couscous cover & let it sit for 10 minutes or more. I sometime use Far East Plain Couscous mix following cooking directions on the box.
  • 3
    Fluff couscous with a fork and add walnuts, Feta cheese, red/green grapes, chopped parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper mix altogether, serve hot. You can chill and served over a nice salad.
  • 4
    If you or family members don't like grapes, use grape/ cherry tomatoes. Adjust salt & pepper to your liking.
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