Couscous Salad with Tomato and Basil

Couscous Salad with Tomato and Basil

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"This is a super-easy, great tasting salad that can be served hot or cold. The balsamic vinegar and feta add great flavor. You can also add chopped chicken breasts to make it a complete meal."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 201 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 201 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.2 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 383 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic in a large microwave-safe bowl; heat on high until fragrant, about 45 seconds. Add chicken broth and heat on high until simmering, about 4 minutes. Gradually stir in couscous. Cover and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.
  2. Stir tomato, basil, vinegar, salt, and black pepper into couscous; drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with feta cheese.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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Really good and really easy. My husband has never been crazy about couscous, but he liked this a lot. So easy and so tasty, and it really is good hot or cold. I used white balsamic vinegar, a...

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I love all the ingredients and it was easy to make, but I agree that it came out a little bland. I made it exactly as listed. Maybe more balsamic or adding capers or olives would kick it up a no...

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Really good and really easy. My husband has never been crazy about couscous, but he liked this a lot. So easy and so tasty, and it really is good hot or cold. I used white balsamic vinegar, a...

Easy and delicious! Used diced italian canned tomatoes in oregano, basil, lots of fresh basil from the garden and added sautéed chicken. Will definitely make this again.

This recipe is the best couscous recipe I have ever eaten. Delicious. My husband said it was his favorite too. Just the way it is. Don't change anything.

I liked an easy recipe using my garden's fresh basil. We liked it warm or cold but warm is my preference

Awesome! I've made this without the balsamic before. The Balsamic adds a great flavor to this. I absolutely love this!

Yummy!!! Great flavor which couscous is usually lacking.

I brought it to a work party and did as the other reviewer stated by using white balsamic vinegar! It was amazing we all loved it and it was so easy.

Oh... So Good! I had a dinner party and made plank grilled salmon and this couscous recipe. Everybody loved it! It was so easy to make and was a refreshing summer side which also replaced the gr...

I love all the ingredients and it was easy to make, but I agree that it came out a little bland. I made it exactly as listed. Maybe more balsamic or adding capers or olives would kick it up a no...

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