Basil and herb pearled couscous combined with sun dried tomatoes; then tossed with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil makes a deliciously light salad.
While recently shopping, I came across a new product from Near East called Basil & Herb Pearled Couscous. I love couscous, but my little one isn’t fond of it. I think the reason is because it’s too small and she has a hard time putting it onto the fork and refuses to eat her dinner with a spoon. “I’m 10 now Mom, not a baby!”.
Anyway, I thought since this was more like a pasta, she might eat it if I prepared it a little differently and came up with this simple Basil Pearled Couscous with Sun Dried Tomatoes salad.
How do you make pearled couscous salad?
I prepared the couscous according to package directions; which only took about 10 minutes to make; then let it cool. Once cooled I added chopped sun dried tomatoes, red onion, some fresh lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
This Basil Pearled Couscous Salad was deliciously light and flavorful salad and everyone loved it; including my 10 year old. I served ours as a side salad with grilled chicken and roasted vegetables. ~Enjoy!
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- Prepare couscous according to package directions; let cool.
- Add the couscous to a bowl then add the sun dried tomatoes, onion, lemon juice, vinegar, and oil. Mix well, season as desired and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
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