Couscous Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (141g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Couscous Salad

Couscous is a great textural element to build a salad around, providing a simple, easily dressed base that pairs flexibly with your favorite veggies and dried fruits. This side is an especially excellent option for summer cookouts.

Tip: If you don’t have currants in the cupboard, use whatever unsweetened dried fruit you have on hand. Raisins or chopped, dried apricots work beautifully.


  • Dressing:

    • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
    • 1 tsp. sesame oil
    • 1 tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp. curry powder


    • 1 cup couscous
    • ½ cup green peas
    • ½ cup shredded red cabbage
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
    • ½ red onion, finely chopped
    • ½ cup currants


  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Prepare couscous according to package directions.
  3. Toss couscous with remaining salad ingredients and dressing to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 141g

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 24.4mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Potassium 195mg 4%
Vitamin A 130.9mcg 15%
Vitamin C 35.6mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 9.1mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.5mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 26.2mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 47.9mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 20%
Phosphorus 77.2mg 6%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 23.8mg 6%
Zinc 0.5mg 0%
Selenium 0.5mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 16.2mcg 35%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Water, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Red Bell Pepper, Green Peas, Carrots, Currants, Onion, Red Cabbage, Rice Vinegar, Balsamic Vinegar, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Sesame Oil, Curry Powder (spices, Turmeric, Garlic, Silicon Dioxide).

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