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Couscous Salad

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wheat couscous (such as Near East)
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded plum tomato
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 110
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 3.2 g
  • carbohydrate 16.6 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 78 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes.

  2. While couscous stands, combine tomato, parsley, mint, lemon juice, oil, and salt in a small bowl. Add couscous, and stir to combine. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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