Fast and Easy Couscous Salad with Artichokes and Feta
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Serves: 2-4
 
A quick and simple couscous salad recipe with artichokes, feta cheese, sundried tomatoes, and more. Easily adaptable to suit your family's tastes. Perfect as a side dish or main entrée.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Couscous
  • 1¼ cup Chicken Broth
  • Feta Cheese
  • Jarred or Canned Artichoke Hearts
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • Canned Beans - I used a mixed blend
  • Red Peppers
  • Celery
  • Green Onion
  • Parsley
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Balsamic Vinegar Reduction (for drizzling - optional)
Instructions
To Cook Couscous:
  1. Bring chicken stock to a boil
  2. Stir in couscous
  3. Remove from heat
  4. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes
  5. Fluff with fork
To Prepare Dressing:
  1. Mix two parts Olive Oil and one part Balsamic Vinegar
To Prepare Salad:
  1. Chop vegetables, including green onion and ½ of your parsley
  2. Add cooked couscous into a large mixing bowl
  3. Add chopped vegetables, chopped onion and parsley, artichokes and sun dried tomatoes
  4. Add drained and rinsed beans
  5. Add crumbled or cubed feta
  6. Add dressing - I use approximately ¼ cup but add to your taste
  7. Toss
  8. Serve and drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar Reduction and garnish with parsley if desired
Recipe by 5 Minutes for Mom at http://www.5minutesformom.com/83077/easy-couscous-salad-with-artichokes-and-feta/