Springtime Couscous

April 01, 2022

Springtime Couscous

                                           Springtime Couscous


  • 1 box of plain couscous prepared per package directions
  • 1 English cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup green onions chopped 
  • 1 cup red bell peppers chopped
  • 1 cup fresh peas blanched
  • 1 cup fresh asparagus chopped and blanched
  • ⅛ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • Kosher salt to taste


Whisk olive oil, lemon juice and kosher salt in a large bowl.  Add all vegetables and herbs to the olive oil mixture and toss. Add in cooked couscous and toss. If extra moisture is needed when combining couscous, add additional olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon juice. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Makes a delicious fresh side dish for dinner or is a wonderful addition to a luncheon menu.