VEGETABLE COUSCOUS SALAD makes a perfect side dish for family gatherings and holidays!
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Vegetable Couscous Salad

This Vegetable Couscous Salad is loaded with fresh vegetables and feta cheese, then tossed in a simple lemon garlic vinaigrette. A perfect side dish for family gatherings and holidays!
Servings 8
Calories 227kcal
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

Salad

  • 3/4 c. uncooked couscous about 3 c. cooked
  • 1 c. fresh asparagus cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 c. yellow squash sliced and quartered
  • 1 c. grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil chopped
  • 6 oz. crumbled feta cheese

Dressing

  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. golden balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare couscous according to package instructions.
  • Blanch asparagus and yellow squash by placing in boiling water 2 minutes, then running under cold water.
  • Combine cooked couscous, blanched vegetables, grape tomatoes, fresh basil, and crumbled feta cheese in a large serving bowl.
  • Prepare dressing by combining all ingredients in a container with a lid.
  • Shake vigorously and pour over couscous mixture.
  • Toss to combine.

Nutrition

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 362mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 1.4mg