Greek Couscous

Looking for a light snack or a tasty lunch? Try this recipe
Greek Couscous

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Good for lunch or a light side.

-gailanng

This recipe is courtesy of gailanng and Food.com

6
Servings
215
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup onion, finely chopped (divided)
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup couscous (dry)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 5 jumbo black olives
  • 1/2 Cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Greek salad dressing with feta
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced

Directions

Add the tomatoes, 1/2 of the onion, and the water to a small bowl and heat in the microwave until boiling. Add the salt and couscous, then stir and cover for 5 minutes.

Fluff couscous with a fork, then add remaining onion, black olives, feta, basil, Greek salad dressing, and garlic.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
33g
25%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
72µg
10%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
136mg
14%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
34µg
9%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
30mg
9%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
161mg
23%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
255mg
17%
Water
51g
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.