Couscous and Cucumber Salad With Buttermilk- Dill Dressing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

I find both cucumbers and fresh dill to be especially refreshing when it's hot outside, so I think this light-tasting dish makes a great side during the heat of summer. Adapted from Cooking Light.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil and gradually stir in couscous.
  2. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5 minutes; fluff with a fork, cool.
  3. Combine buttermilk, and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk.
  4. Add couscous, bell pepper, onions, and cucumbers; toss gently.


Most Helpful

Nice, light and different, like a cucumber sour cream salad with couscous added to it. I used chicken stock for making the couscous and it did add the needed savouriness. Very nice accompaniment for seafood.

rosslare June 22, 2015

Pleasantly light and cool, but nothing to write home about. I agree with NovaM that it needs more salt and more something else. It's a bit bland as is, and I'm unlikely to make it again.

Fanged Menace June 15, 2008

This was easy to make and VERY light & refreshing salad. We'll be making it again this coming weekend!

Ennoia July 27, 2007

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