Monday, June 22, 2015

Vegetarian Couscous Salad

Vegetarian Couscous Salad

This is a favorite of mine.  A yummy, one-dish meal, perfect for an on-the-go lunch, or a light, healthy dinner.

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For the salad:

1 c whole wheat couscous
1 tsp EVOO
1 medium tomato (chopped)
1 c frozen peas (thawed)
1 can kidney beans rinsed & drained
1/2 tsp parsley
1/4 c low fat Feta cheese

For the dressing:

3 tbsp EVOO
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp sea salt
1 tsp basil


Bring 1 1/4 c water to a boil, add tsp of EVOO and couscous.  Stir in, cover and remove from heat.  Let stand 5 minutes.  Spoon into large bowl, add in chopped tomato, peas, beans and parsley.  Stir ingredients for dressing in a small bowl with a fork until combined.  Pour over salad.  Top with Feta cheese.  Enjoy! 
Serves 8

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