Serves a Crowd

Mediterranean Salsa Couscous

January  4, 2010
4 Ratings
Author Notes

I have been making this particular version of couscous for a long time - I just love it ... the freshness of the herbs and lemon with the salt from the olives and capers and feta ... it all comes together just right (I think!) so I was happy for a reason to make it this weekend (one must have a photo after all) —aargersi

  • Serves 4-6
  • 1 1/2 cups low salt chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives - halved
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley (sorry Amanda :-)
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • fresh black pepper
In This Recipe
  1. bring the broth to a boil
  2. stir in couscous, olive oil, tomatoes, feta, olives and capers. Grind in some black pepper (to taste). Cover for 5 minutes (or according to direction on your couscous)
  3. stir in the parsley and green onion, cover for another minute or so.
  4. Squeeze in the lemon, stir, and serve!
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  • Janneke Verheij
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    Janneke V. January 5, 2010
    I actually like to bring this version of couscous for picnics in summer and eat it cold, this brings back nice warm memories!
    mariaraynal January 4, 2010
    Recipes like these are why they invented couscous -- those flavors are made for each other.