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Zesty Couscous Salad

Prep Time:

5 min

Cook Time:

20 min (+ 4 hr chill)

Total Time:

25 min



This Zesty Couscous Salad recipe combines fluffy couscous with a medley of vibrant vegetables and a tangy dressing, resulting in a refreshing and flavorful dish that's perfect for picnics or as a light meal.


How to make it

  • 1

    Prepare Near East® couscous according to package directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add black pepper with water.

  • 2

    In large bowl, combine prepared couscous, lemon juice and olive oil. Add tomatoes, zucchini, basil and green onions. Chill 4 hours or overnight.

  • 3

    Stir in cheese just before serving. Serve over lettuce, if desired.

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