Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Quick-cooking couscous lends to the 20-minute prep time of this Greek-style salad.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup uncooked couscous
1
cup cubed plum (Roma) tomatoes (3 medium)
1
cup cubed unpeeled cucumber (1 small)
1/2
cup halved pitted kalamata olives
1/4
cup chopped green onions (about 4 medium)
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, place tomatoes, cucumber, olives, onions and dill weed. Stir in couscous.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat lemon juice, oil and salt with wire whisk until well blended; pour over vegetable mixture and toss. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 4 Just before serving, sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, place tomatoes, cucumber, olives, onions and dill weed. Stir in couscous.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat lemon juice, oil and salt with wire whisk until well blended; pour over vegetable mixture and toss. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 4 Just before serving, sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serving more than eight? This recipe can easily be doubled.

Any variety of tomato will work in this recipe. We call for plum (Roma) tomatoes because they are firm in texture and don't contain a lot of seeds.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.