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.

6
Servings
141
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup cup whole wheat couscous, uncooked
  • 1 Cup halved cucumber slices
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 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
6g
9%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
19g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
11µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
43mg
4%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
10mg
1%
Sodium, Na
95mg
6%
Water
56g
2%

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.