Citrus Couscous Salad

Fluffy couscous is the backdrop for this refreshing combination of grapefruit and orange sections with mint, red onion and feta cheese. Serve for lunch or as a quick but special side salad.

Serves

4
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
5 min.
Chill Time
15 min.

Fluffy couscous is the backdrop for this refreshing combination of grapefruit and orange sections with mint, red onion and feta cheese. Serve for lunch or as a quick but special side salad.

Ingredients

¾ cup dry couscous

¼ cup finely chopped fresh mint

3 Tbsps. white wine vinegar

2 Tbsps. minced red onion

2 Tbsps. minced fresh jalapeño pepper

2 tsps. olive oil

½ tsp. salt, optional

2 cups Del Monte® SunFresh® No Sugar Added Citrus Salad, well drained

½ cup crumbled feta cheese

¼ cup sliced almonds, optional

Directions
  1. Place couscous in a medium bowl. Add 3/4 cup boiling water; cover tightly with plastic wrap and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.
  2. Stir mint, vinegar, onion, jalapeno, olive oil and salt, if desired, into couscous. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until cool.
  3. Stir in citrus salad, feta and almonds, if desired. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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