Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins

Vegan never Tasted Better than Couscous with Olives and Raisins
Vegan never Tasted Better than Couscous with Olives and Raisins
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1 package (10 ounces) Couscous
3/4 cup Greek olives sliced
2/3 cup Raisins
2 Tomatoes seeded and chopped
4 tsp Fresh mint finely chopped
2 cups Vegetable stock
2 tbsp Olive oil
1 tsp Lemon zest grated
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper

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Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins


And I bring you my favorite work prepare lunch, the Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins. A fluffed up, well cooked couscous with a fresh mint, lemon and olive oil dressing and a sweet combination of olives, raisins and tomatoes for the salad. With a full time needed of just 25 minutes, you’re ready to go.

If you’re not vegan like me, this salad works perfectly as a side dish too. With my friends specifically it’s a very popular salad to include at a barbecue.

To make Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins?

Steps to make Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins


Cook couscous


In a large saucepan, bring the vegetable stock to a boil and stir in the couscous. Remove from heat and let stand, covered for 5-10 minutes, until stock has been absorbed. Once absorbed, fluff with a fork and allow to cool completely.


Add dressing


Transfer the cooled couscous to a large salad bowl. In a small bowl, quickly mix the oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper until well blended. Pour over the couscous and mix the dressing right through.


Add salad


Add the olives, raisins, tomatoes and fresh mint and mix into the couscous, until well combined.



Serve just as is and enjoy.

Vegan or not, this Couscous Salad with Olives and Raisins satisfies everyone’s taste buds. Soft minty fresh couscous with a sweet filling, it’s divine! Let us know how you prefer to eat yours and tag #cookmerecipes in your own picture and posts!

Nina dreams of gender equality and for women all over the world to feel empowered and enjoy the same freedom she has. She’s a careful consumer, believing that by being more conscious about the way we live we can make the world a better place! Already a vegetarian, she uses animal products sparingly and tries to produce as little waste as possible. Most of her recipes are vegan as a result!

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Delicious and easy salad!

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