Greek-Style Couscous Salad

Greek-Style Couscous Salad
Staff Writer

This couscous salad is a great way to introduce your family to whole wheat couscous, a good source of fiber. This nutritious salad is full of fresh herbs, vegetables, and crumbled feta cheese. It's a great side dish to a main protein or on its own for a smart lunch.

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  cup whole wheat couscous, uncooked
  • 1  Cup  halved cucumber slices
  • large tomato, chopped
  • 4-ounce package ATHENOS Crumbled Reduced Fat Feta Cheese
  • 1  Tablespoon  chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2  Cup  KRAFT Lite House Italian Dressing

Directions

Cook couscous as directed on package, omitting salt and butter. Fluff with fork. Place in large bowl; cool 10 min. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
9g
10%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
16µg
18%
Calcium, Ca
32mg
3%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
20µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
37mg
12%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
103mg
15%
Selenium, Se
23µg
42%
Sodium, Na
308mg
21%
Water
44g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Greek Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Greek Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.