Almond Couscous Salad (11.07.12)

Almond Couscous Salad

by Jennifer Burns, Dan’s Market

  • 1 box flavored couscous (garlic or Parmesan), cooked
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

In a large bowl, toss together the first 8 ingredients. In a small bowl, add the vinegar, lime juice, honey, mustard, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Stir in the oil. Pour the dressing mixture over the couscous salad. Mix together.