Zesty Greek Couscous
Give this a try! Don’t let the couscous discourage you. Couscous is small, steamed balls of semolina of hard wheat. The fresh and light taste of this side dish pairs well with grilled chicken or salmon.
1 pkg. couscous, original plain flavor
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
2 Tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
3 to 4 Tbsp. prepared zesty Italian salad dressing
2 large Roma tomatoes, diced
1 zucchini, halved and thinly sliced
1/2 c. fresh basil, cut into strips
1/3 c. green onions, sliced
3/4 c. feta cheese crumbles
1. Prepare couscous according to package directions, except omit butter and add black pepper with the water.
2. In a large bowl, combine prepared couscous with lemon juice and dressing. Stir in tomatoes, zucchini, basil and green onions. Chill overnight.
3. Top with cheese crumbles before serving.