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Couscous-Arugula Salad

Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Simple ingredients such as arugula, lemon juice, olive oil, and black pepper elevate the flavor of ordinary couscous in our Couscous-Arugula Salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • sodium 154 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in uncooked couscous and salt. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. Stir in arugula, olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper.