Recipe by cmw6v8
"I made this when I needed to clean out my pantry and use up our crop of cucumbers. This salad is light, fresh, and fast. You can add in whatever fresh vegetables you have on hand, and experiment with herbs and dressings. I didn't have any lemons on hand but I had a lemon poppy seed dressing which was too thick for this salad, so I thinned it into a vinaigrette with olive oil and vinegar. I served this with a hard-boiled egg on the side for an extra protein kick."
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whole wheat couscous
1 (6 ounce) can
skinless, boneless salmon, drained and flaked
dried dill weed
chopped fresh parsley
salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
lemon poppy seed dressing
extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste
distilled white vinegar, or to taste
Wow, this was SO good! I made my own poppy seed dressing, and it already had a lot of oil in it, so I just used 3 tablespoons of dressing on the salad. I can't wait to make this again! Thank you so much for the recipe!
I have made this last evening. I didn't have the couscous, but used a bag of rotini pasta instead. Used 2 cucumbers instead of 1. Added some chopped onion (and a small amount of turmeric 1/4 t. use turmeric in everything for its health benefits) No hard boiled eggs. No lemon poppyseed dressing but added the juice of 1 lemon. Followed remainder of recipe. Hubby said this was the best salad I ever made, bar none. He said the crunchy cukes made all the difference.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Salmon Cucumber Couscous Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 143
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