Couscous, Lima Bean, and Tomato Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 mins

Summer salad dressed to impress

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 3/4 cup water and 1/2 teaspoons.
  2. salt to a boil in medium saucepan; add couscous, remove from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Fluff with a fork and transfer to a shallow dish to cool.
  4. Cook lima beans in boiling water until crisp-tender, 3 minutes; drain, plunge into ice water, and drain again.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Whisk together vinegar, pepper, and remaining salt in a large bowl; slowly whisk in olive oil.
  7. Stir in couscous, then stir in lima beans, tomatoes, basil, and scallions; sprinkle with feta.


Most Helpful

A nice salad. Made this for lunch and served with pitta bread.

Pets'R'us February 01, 2009

Thanks for the recipe. Simple, quick and healthy...the perfect lunch. I will definitely make this again.

laura_brehm May 23, 2008

yum yum yum. i love lima beans, and this is a great way to prepare them. i make this all the time now.

catumis August 01, 2006

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