Couscous salad

Couscous is granular semolina.A type of wheat, moistened with water and lightly covered in flour.It is then rolled into tiny bead like pellets.

Originally, a staple of the North African Maghreb. Couscous comes in instant and non-instant varieties. Available all year-round in large supermarkets in bulk or boxes.It works as a full meal when we club fresh salad veggies.You can make it vegan or non-vegan. Great for simple office meals.

Couscous doesn’t have a lot of flavor on its own.However,works well as a base for vegetables. Mixes beautifully into salads.You can add various herbs to give it a flavor of your choice.Coriander, basil or mint work great.


Scroll below to read the recipe of easy couscous salad

Couscous salad
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Couscous salad


  • ½ cup couscous
  • 8-10 cherry tomatoes,halved
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 green onion stalks
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 soup cube optional
  • Salt,pepper as per taste


  1. Place dry couscous in a bowl
  2. Boil ¾ cup water,add it to the couscous.along with soup cube.
  3. Cover with a cloth or plate,leave to stand.
  4. Five minutes later, add a ½ tbsp. of oil, turn over with a fork to separate the grains and season to taste.
  5. Finely chop the onion,green onion stalk.
  6. Add all vegetables to couscous.
  7. Toll the salad with oil and seasoning.
  8. Serve immediately, can be stored in an air tight container for 12 hours.

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