Couscous Salad With Olives And Feta Cheese

Course : Couscous
Serves: 1
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2/3 cup couscous
2 cups boiling water
1 cup cucumber chopped seeded
1/2 cup red bell pepper chopped
1/2 cup sliced pitted kalamata -- or other black olives brine-cured
1/2 cup red onion chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 bunch butter lettuce

Preparation / Directions:

Place couscous in large bowl. Pour boiling water over. Stir briefly. Let stand until couscous is soft and water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Fluff with fork. Add cucumber, bell pepper, olives, red onion and parsley to couscous; toss gently. Mix in oil, lemon juice, lime juice and feta cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve salad atop bed of butter lettuce. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings Couscous is a nice change of pace from rice or pasta -- plus it's easy to make. Here I combine it with a simple dressing and some vegetables for a vegetarian entre


Nutritional Information:

1342 Calories (kcal); 87g Total Fat; (57% calories from fat); 37g Protein; 106g Carbohydrate; 134mg Cholesterol; 1702mg Sodium

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