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Greek Couscous Salad with Red Wine Dressing

This Greek couscous salad features a colorful array of fresh Greek ingredients and tender pearl couscous tossed in a flavorful red wine dressing.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 278kcal


Greek Couscous Salad

  • 3 cups cooked pearl couscous (cooled)
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced into 1/2-in cubes
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced parsley

Red Wine Dressing

  • 1/3 cup dry red wine (not cooking wine)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving, optional


Greek Couscous Salad

  • In a large serving bowl, combine couscous, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, olives, feta, chickpeas, and parsley. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Red Wine Dressing

  • In a medium bowl, whisk red wine, vinegar, mustard, and honey until smooth. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking constantly until dressing is smooth. Season dressing with salt and pepper to taste.
  • When ready to serve, drizzle dressing over salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately with lemon wedges for squeezing over top if desired. Enjoy!


Storing Instructions
Store salad in refrigerator up to 4 days. For best results, do not combine salad with dressing until just before serving.


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6.5g | Fat: 15.8g | Saturated Fat: 3.7g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 253mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 2.6g | Sugar: 6.4g | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg