Tomato and Cucumber Couscous

Tomato and Cucumber Couscous Recipe
Photo: Randy Dausch; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Mediterranean flavors shine in this simple side dish of Tomato and Cucumber Couscous.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 156
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 268 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup Israeli couscous
1/2 cup halved grape tomatoes
1/2 cup diced seeded cucumber
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 ounces crumbled feta cheese


Bring water to a boil. Add couscous. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in tomatoes, cucumber, onion, lemon juice, salt, and feta cheese.

David Bonom,

Cooking Light

June 2014
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