Greek Couscous Salad
A whole healthy meal in itself. Or make a big batch and eat well for days.
- Dressing2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
- 3 Tbs sour cream
- 4 Tbs olive oil
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 2 cloves garlic
- Salad2 cups couscous, prepared
- 1 15 oz can of chickpeas
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 zucchini diced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese
- 1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and diced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a food processor, combine lemon juice, sour cream, oregano, garlic, and sugar. Blend until smooth. Add olive oil one tablespoon at a time. After each tablespoon of oil is added, blend until combined. Repeat until all ingredients have been used. Set aside.
- In a bowl combine couscous, chickpeas, bell pepper, zucchini, and olives. Gradually add the reserved dressing and stir until well blended. Add feta cheese and stir.
- Put salad in a bowl and place in the fridge for at least one hour so the flavors combine.
- Serve warm or cold, on its own or with flat bread.
Calories from Fat 197 (45%)
(34%)Total Fat 22g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Total Carbohydrate 49g
(28%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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