Total Time
25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

This salad does well when it�s made ahead. It will last stored in the fridge for up to two days and, in fact, tastes a little better if allowed to do so. By resting, the flavors of the dressing are able to mingle and penetrate the grains of cous-cous. This is also a great when served warm or cold, giving you flexibility depending on your menu. Best of all, the flavors are adaptable. If you don�t want blue cheese feel free to substitute a different tangy cheese, or dried currants work well if you don�t have craisins on hand. The point is, have fun with the flavors and rest assured that this will fit all of your side dish needs this summer. From the Naptimechep.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare cous-cous according to package directions.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, vinegar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. Pour prepared cous-cous into a large bowl and fluff with a fork. Add craisins, blue cheese, scallions and pecans. Stir well until completely combined.
  4. Add dressing and mix until salad is completely coated with dressing.
  5. Add 2 pinches of salt, or more, to taste.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature. Can be stored, covered with plastic, in the fridge.