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Mediterranean Pearl Couscous Salad

A good lunch option that you can feel good about, this Mediterranean Pearl Couscous Salad has all your favorite flavors without the guilt. It's easy to make and takes less than 15 minutes!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 279kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pearl couscous uncooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • ½ English cucumber
  • ½ cup feta crumbled
  • ¼ cup kalamata olive
  • cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, bring a large amount of water to a boil. Then add 2 cups of couscous and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water.Allow this mixture to cool before adding the ingredients
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and chop the cucumber in small cubes.
  • Finely chop the kalamata olives.
  • Crumble the feta with your hand or chop it in small cubes with a knife.
  • Add all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine everything.
  • Serve cold

Notes

  • The salad can be kept for up to 4 days in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • These ingredients don't stand up well to freezing.

Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg