Couscous and Cucumber Salad

Cool as a Cucumber, Couscous Salad
Cool as a Cucumber, Couscous Salad
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Ingredients

10 ounces Couscous uncooked
1 Cucumber seeded and chopped
½ cup Green onion finely chopped
½ cup fresh Parsley chopped
¼ cup fresh Basil chopped
2 tbsp Olive oil
½ cup Lemon juice
¾ tsp Salt
¼ tsp ground Black pepper
6 leaves Lettuce
6 slices Lemon

Nutritional information

142
calories
3,6g
fat
24,6g
carbohydrates
4g
protein
0mg
cholesterol
227mg
sodium
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Couscous and Cucumber Salad

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A quick and fresh, easy to make, Couscous and Cucumber Salad. I am always looking for the easy recipes and this is one of them. Chop up some cucumber and green onions with fresh herbs of parsley and basil well combined in a bowl of cooked couscous with an olive oil and lemon dressing and seasoned with salt and fresh ground black pepper.

The best summer salad that you’ll love as is, or as a side dish to a protein of your choice.

To make Couscous and Cucumber Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Couscous and Cucumber Salad

1

Cook couscous

20

In a medium saucepan, bring 1¾ cup water to a boil. Stir in couscous and remove from the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature.

2

Prepare dressing

1

In a medium bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

3

Add salad

3

Add the chopped cucumber, green onions, parsley, basil and couscous and toss to mix well.

4

Refrigerate

1h

Place in a refrigerator and allow to chill for at least 1 hour.

5

Serve

5

For serving, spoon the couscous salad over a bed of lettuce leaves and garnish with lemon wedges.

This Couscous and Cucumber Salad is a tantalizing salad recipe to be enjoyed at anytime. Simple to make with fresh salad ingredients and herbs. You can also add some strips of chicken, if you wish. Whatever you do, this couscous salad is a good one menu choice! Let us know how yours turns out and tag #cookmerecipes in your own pictures and posts on social media!

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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