Paula’s Couscous Salad

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Paula’s Couscous Salad Paula’s Couscous Salad

Servings: 4 servings
Cook Time: 3 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup uncooked couscous
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered lengthwise
5 tablespoons pitted and sliced kalamata olives
5 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
Dressing, recipe follows
Dash Ceylon cinnamon, optional

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper





In a medium saucepan, bring the water and the 1 teaspoon oil to a boil. Stir in the couscous. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 2 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork. Add remaining ingredients and toss with dressing. Taste and add a pinch of cinnamon, if desired. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

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Very good! Nice change from pasta salad and macaroni salad....

By lesley on October 05, 2013


I love all of Paula's recipes thank you!!

By kathleen doyle on August 30, 2013


This is also very good if you change the parsley for mint and the olives for cucumbers.

By Morgan on May 04, 2013


Could you tell me the calories per serving? 😊

By Darbie on January 26, 2013


Paula Deen, I loved you before you were a rock star! You are one awesome lady, mama, grand mama and cook.

By Marianne Locke on January 18, 2013


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