Cilantro Couscous Salad Recipe

Cilantro Couscous Salad Recipe
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Cilantro Couscous Salad Recipe

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Since this serves 12, I always make it for potlucks, and this salad is always appreciated. My 11 year old daughter liked it so much we served it at her birthday tea party.—Cindy Gifford, Cedar City, Utah
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) couscous
  • 1 medium cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

Prepare couscous according to package directions; let cool to room temperature.
In a large serving bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro and couscous. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice and garlic. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Add cheese and toss gently to combine. Chill until serving. Yield: 12 servings (2/3 cup each).
Originally published as Cilantro Couscous Salad in Taste of Home Winning Recipes 3 2012, p39

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 196 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 215mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 1 package (10 ounces) couscous
  • 1 medium cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) feta cheese, crumbled
  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions; let cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large serving bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro and couscous. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice and garlic. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Add cheese and toss gently to combine. Chill until serving. Yield: 12 servings (2/3 cup each).
Originally published as Cilantro Couscous Salad in Taste of Home Winning Recipes 3 2012, p39

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