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

Ready in
15 m
6
Servings
173
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.

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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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Protein
6g
11%
Carbs
24g
8%
Vitamin A
18µg
2%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.5%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5%
Vitamin C
1mg
1.6%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.6%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
76mg
8%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
12µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
12µg
3%
Iron
0.6mg
3.2%
Magnesium
18mg
4%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
96mg
14%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
92mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.9%
Sodium
226mg
9%
Zinc
0.6mg
4.3%