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Couscous and Fresh Green Apple Salad

Couscous and Apple Salad

This fresh and delicious salad is perfect as a BBQ side or light lunch. The couscous used in this dish is known in some regions as pearl couscous or Israeli couscous and can be found in the ethnic aisle. For best results couscous should be prepared al dente.

  • Prep time: 10 min.
  • Cook time: 20 min. 
  • Servings: 4

It's time to make 'Couscous and Fresh Green Apple Salad

Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Best Season Summer

A simple and healthy delightful salad recipe which you can also serve as a side to your main course. Cooked couscous, a mix of green herbs, and crunchy green apples dressed with olive oil and lemon.

What You'll Need...
  • 1 cup Pearl Couscous
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 2 Granny Smith Apples
  • 1 cup Italian Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup Fresh Dill (chopped)
  • 8 leaves fresh mint (chopped)
  • 8 leaves fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
What You'll Need To Do...
  1. Cook couscous in lightly salted water according to package instructions. Couscous should be prepared al dente. When finished cooking set aside.

  2. In a large serving bowl add apples, parsley, dill, mint and basil. Toss to combine.

  3. Add couscous to bowl. Combine with apple and herb mixture.

  4. Prepare dressing by combining lemon juice, olive oil and salt in a small bowl or jar.

  5. Pour dressing over salad mixture and gently toss to combine.

  6. Couscous and Apple Salad

    Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Keywords: couscous apple salad
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Danny Davis
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Hi, I'm Danny, a full-time food blogger, father of a handsome 6 year old and a delightful husband. I live in New Jersey with my family. Loves traveling, sharing new recipes, and spending time with my family.