Asparagus & Couscous Salad

Asparagus & Couscous Salad


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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Couscous is not technically a grain, but is more like a pasta. Keep couscous in your pantry and you’ve got the beginnings of an endless assortment of quick meals.

  • 1 1/2 Cups Pearl (Israeli) Couscous
  • 2 3/4 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Pound Asparagus (Trimmed)
  • 1 Cup Cooked Peas
  • 1 Cup Sliced Radishes
  • 1 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 Lemon (Zest & Juice)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Chives
  1. In medium-size saucepan bring 2 3/4 Cups water to a boil. Add kosher salt and stir. Add couscous. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Couscous should be light and fluffy. Be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. Fluff with a fork.
  2. Bring medium-size saucepan of water to boil. Add asparagus and cook 5 minutes until just tender. Drain and rinse with cold water until cool. Pat dry with paper towels.
  3. In large-size bowl add asparagus, peas, radishes feta, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and oregano. Toss in couscous until well combined. Garnish with chopped chives.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. Serves 4
  6. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 30 Minutes
  7. "Work With What You Got!"
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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