Apple couscous, feta & fresh herb salad

Apple couscous, feta & fresh herb salad
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For two weeks I’ve been making myself different couscous salads every other day, using whatever I can find in the kitchen (edible stuff, of course). It’s been a great way to discover new tastes.

In a salad, grated apple—as opposed to apple cubes—makes a big difference. There’s joy in every bite!

Lime juice keeps the apples white, so don’t forget to add it! 

  • ServesServes 4
  • Prep time10 min
  • Cook time-
  • Timeout-
  • FreezingFreezes well

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 apples
For the dressing
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Steps

  1. Pour the couscous into a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let it expand.
  2. In another bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Using a fork, separate the couscous.
  4. Add the dressing and feta and mix well.
  5. Peel and grate the apples. Add to the couscous, mix well, adjust the seasoning, and serve. 
Recipe published on August 19, 2018