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Mediterranean Couscous Salad with Feta and Mint Recipe

Mediterranean Couscous Salad with Feta and Mint

Description

The saltiness of the feta and the freshness of the mint and vegetables complement each other in this dazzling Mediterranean couscous dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • ½ English cucumber, diced
  • 3 scallions, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, finely sliced
  • lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1 cup couscous (such as Bob's Red Mill®)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) package feta cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

Instructions


  1. Combine red bell pepper, cucumber, scallions, mint leaves, lemon juice, lemon zest, and olive oil in a bowl. Refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan; remove from heat and stir in couscous, butter, and salt. Cover saucepan and let stand until water is absorbed completely, about 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork; place on a baking sheet to cool.
  3. Combine couscous, bell pepper mixture, and feta cheese together in a bowl, stirring with a fork to prevent clumps.

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Nutritional Information

Mediterranean Couscous Salad with Feta and Mint

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 296.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 20 %
carbohydrates: 9 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 13 %
sugars:
fat: 26 %
saturated fat: 44 %
cholesterol: 15 %
vitamin a iu: 21 %
niacin equivalents: 29 %
vitamin b6: 17 %
vitamin c: 71 %
folate: 9 %
calcium: 22 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 10 %
potassium: 5 %
sodium: 20 %
thiamin: 13 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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