Author: Simple Foodie

Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

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Servings: 6

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Couscous Salad Recipe. This is a fast and light salad that dresses up any party table.


water 2 cups
salt 1 Tbsp to taste
couscous 2 cups
red bell pepper 1 roasted, peeled, seeded, and diced.
cherry tomato 1/2 lb quartered
mint (fresh) 1/4 cup sliced thin
orange 1 juiced and zested
red wine vinegar 1/4 cup to taste
olive oil 1/4 cup to taste


  1. In a large saucepan bring the water to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add the couscous, stir, cover, and remove from the heat. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the couscous to a bowl and fluff with a fork.
  4. Add the red bell pepper, cherry tomato, mint, orange juice, orange zest, red wine vinegar, olive oil, and salt to taste.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.


The longer this salad sits the better. So you can make it the day before and allows all the flavors to come together.