Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces uncooked couscous
  • ½ bottle of Girard’s Greek Feta Vinaigrette
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can of unpitted black olives
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1-2 cups of halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 6 leaves lettuce
  • 6 slices lemon

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3/4 cup water to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine vinaigrette, salt and pepper. Stir in cucumber, black olives, cherry tomatoes, green onion, parsley, basil and couscous. Mix well and chill for at least 1 hour.
  3. Line a plate with lettuce leaves. Spoon couscous mixture over leaves and garnish with lemon wedges.