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Couscous Salad Recipe

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Couscous Salad Recipe. Enjoy tasty & easy Middle Eastern salad recipes and learn how to make Couscous Salad. 

Cook Time: 5 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 6 servings


2 cups chicken stock
10 ounces instant couscous
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 small red onion, peeled, diced
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, diced
1 bunch green onions, minced
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
Freshly ground black pepper


In a saucepan, bring the chicken stock to a boil.

Place the couscous in a large, heatproof bowl. Stir in the salt and the cinnamon. Pour the boiling stock over the couscous mixture, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove cover, fluff couscous and allow to cool completely.

In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice and zest, red onion, cucumber, bell pepper, and green onions. Add the cooled couscous and toss until well blended. Stir in the cilantro leaves. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Recipe courtesy Wolfgang Puck, 2004
Show: Wolfgang Puck's Cooking ClassEpisode: Spring Meal

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