Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Couscous Salad

Recipe by Julesong
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl combine the tomato, mozzarella, shallots, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic, toss well then refrigerate, covered, to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • In a saucepan bring the water to a boil and gradually stir in the couscous; remove from the stove, cover, and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • With a fork, fluff the couscous then let cool.
  • Add the cooled couscous and chopped basil to the tomato mixture in the bowl and toss.
  • Garnish with whole basil leaves and serve.
  • Note: part-skim mozzarella cheese can be substituted.
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