Vegan Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe

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Vegan Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe

5 servings | 5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving (1 cup)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Israeli (pearled) couscous, cooked
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, unpeeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook the Israeli couscous according to instructions, set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl combine the olive oil, chopped shallot, and lemon juice, whisk to combine.
  3. Add the couscous, cucumber, tomatoes, and chopped basil.
  4. Add salt/pepper to taste.
  5. Serve immediately, or store covered in the fridge.

I like to portion this on top of a bed of mixed greens/spinach for a yummy salad.

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