Pineapple Couscous Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Pineapple and green chiles flavor this salad. I used to make this with rice, then decided to try couscous for something different. —Margaret Pache, Mesa, Arizona
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  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4-1/2 cups baby spinach


  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. In a large bowl, combine the couscous, pineapple, chiles, pecans, onions, oil, mint and garlic; toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over spinach.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 232 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 217mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.