Mediterranean Pearl Couscous 

For the salad:

1 cup cooked couscous (we used Bob's Red Mill Tri-Color Pearl Couscous)

2 plum tomatoes

1 green pepper 

1/2 English cucumber  

3 stalks of green onion/scallion

1/2 bunch flat leaf parsley

Salt, fresh pepper

 

For the dressing: 

1 lemon, juiced 

(Optional: 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar if you like a little extra tang)

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Dash of dried basil 

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

Directions: 

▪️Rinse 1 cup of couscous, drain, then add it to saucepan with 1 1/4 cups of boiling water, reduce to medium heat for 10 minutes or as long as directed. Couscous should taste aldente like pasta. Drain and allow to cool. 

▪️Chop all vegetables. Roughly chop parsley. Mix in cooled couscous.

▪️Squeeze lemon, add olive oil and seasonings to the salad. 

▪️Toss all ingredients and enjoy!

▪️Serves 6

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