Corn & Tomato Couscous Salad

Recipe by StreetChef
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan or dutch oven, bring the water to a boil along with 1 teaspoons of vegetable oil. Add the couscous and stir.
  • Cover. Remove pot from heat and let sit for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork and set aside to cool.
  • Cook the corn in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and cool.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the vegtable oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt and black pepper to make the dressing.
  • Add corn, peppers, red onion and dressing to the couscous.
  • Salad may be made up to this point one day ahead and refrigerated.
  • Add the tomatoes and cilantro and toss until well combined. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • If fresh corn is not availabel, use frozen. For a more nutritious dish, use whole wheat Haida couscous.
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