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Couscous Salad

  • Author: Tamara Novakovic
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


Couscous, a coarsely ground pasta made of semolina wheat, is a versatile ingredient that works as basic canvas for the bright falvors in this salad.


  • 1 cup (240 g) couscous
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 lime
  • several tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 5 oz (150 ml) yogurt


  1. Heat olive oil and add cubed zucchini. Fry for several minutes.
  2. Heat water until it boils and pour over couscous. Let stand for 5-10 minutes, it will absorb all the water. Place it into serving bowl, add spices, zucchini, finely chopped garlic and cubed tomatoes.
  3. Combine yogurt with lime juice and couple tablespoons of olive oil and pour over the salad.
  4. Let cool completely and serve.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
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