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Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe

This Mediterranean Couscous Salad is a healthy and light option for lunch or dinner. Fluffy couscous is tossed with fresh vegetables like cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, olives and chickpeas and drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword couscous salad, Mediterranean couscous salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 336 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 cup couscous uncooked; or 3 cups cooked
  • 1 English cucumber chopped
  • 10 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup olives halved
  • 15 oz can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped


  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions or use my How to Cook Couscous recipe.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine chopped cucumber, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, olives, chickpeas and cheese. Add couscous and toss together.
  3. Drizzle lemon juice and olive oil over salad. Toss gently.
  4. Season with oregano, salt and pepper.
  5. Serve immediately or cover and keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 1068mg46%
Potassium 450mg13%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 30.5mg37%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.