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Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad is a zesty dish filled with colorful veggies and feta cheese, tossed with a light dressing. The result is a crunchy, satisfying salad that's perfect lunch for the summer.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Dinner, Salads
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Mediterranean Couscous Salad, Pearl Couscous Salad
Servings: 6 people
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 1 cup pearl couscous (uncooked)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 cup cucumber cubed
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 5 oz feta cheese
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • fresh parsley or cilantro


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook pearl couscous according to package instructions (about 8 minutes). Set aside, allow it to cool down.
  • Meanwhile chop the veggies and add them to a big bowl.
  • Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Once the couscous has cooled down add to the bowl of veggies. Toss in salad dressing and serve.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 291IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1mg