Tasty Couscous Salad August 18, 2020 – Posted in: Recipes – Tags: , , , ,

A delicious salad with couscous

Why not try a delicious salad with couscous! Are you looking for inspiration to what you can use couscous for, here is the recipe for a tasty summer salad. Couscous is also called the North African national dish and consists of semolina, the innermost hard part of the wheat kernel.

Here couscous is used in a nice, fresh salad, which with its acidity goes well as both packed lunches with falafel or as one of several salads for a romantic picnic. This recipe provides a salad for up to 4 people.

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What do you need for a Couscous Salad?

The thing that takes the longest time is to slice the vegetables. You’ll get the best result if you take the time to chop things into tiny pieces that fits the size of the couscous. For the salad you’ll need:

  • 200 grams of uncooked couscous
  • ½ a cucumber
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Read also: How to plan a romantic picnic with your sweetheart


  1. Prepare the couscous by following the instructions on the box.
  2. Cut cucumber, tomato and pepper into small cubes.
  3. Season the salad with the rest of the ingredients. If you think the salad is too sour, you can add a teaspoon of sugar or honey.
  4. Let the salad steep in the fridge before serving.

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