Couscous Salad with Greens and Beans

Couscous Salad with Greens and Beans

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 8 servings

This wonderful couscous salad is chockfull of delicious flavor and texture. Enjoy it as a main vegetarian dinner meal, or serve it as a side in place of rice and vegetables dishes.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups Couscous
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice, from 1-2 lemons
  • 1 pinch Sea salt
  • 1 pinch Ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Cilantro, rough chopped
  • 3 Green Onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Poblano Peppers, seeded & finely diced
  • 1 Fennel Bulb, cored & shaved or very thinly sliced
  • 4 cups Black Kale, Green chard, Napa cabbage, or other green; shredded
  • 1 can Small white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces Feta Cheese, crumbled

Directions

  1. Prepare the couscous according to package directions.
  2. In the meantime, place the lemon juice, olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper into a small bowl and whisk vigorously until blended.
  3. Put the cooked couscous, fennel, kale, cilantro, green onion, peppers and beans into a large salad bowl. Pour in the dressing and then gently toss to combine. Serve the salad topped with the crumbled feta.

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