shrimp-couscous-salad

This Shrimp Couscous Salad is tossed with sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, feta cheese and a delicious vinaigrette! Mediterranean flavors but with shrimp!

I discovered a Mediterranean Couscous Salad some time ago while searching for a healthy salad. It’s interesting how such a clean salad can taste so delicious! A healthy, super tasty, and a nutritious filled salad like this is a definite keeper recipe in my little notebook. I have a few couscous salad recipes but the vinaigrette to this salad is a must try! Give this salad a try to really taste the melody of awesome flavors.

shrimp-couscous-salad

Ingredients for Shrimp Couscous Salad:

  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 (12 oz) bag shrimp, cooked
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • salt & pepper to taste

How to make Couscous Salad with Shrimp and feta:

1. Bring water to a boil and stir in couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let sit 5 minutes then fluff with a fork. Cool.

2. Whisk dressing ingredients and set aside.

3. Toss together the remaining ingredients and pour in the dressing. Toss to coat and keep refrigerated.

shrimp-couscous-salad

Couscous Salad with Shrimp and Feta

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Alyona's Cooking
This Shrimp Couscous Salad is tossed with sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, feta cheese and a delicious vinaigrette! Mediterranean flavors but with shrimp!

Ingredients

Shrimp Couscous Salad

  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper diced
  • 12 oz shrimp cooked
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled

Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

How to make Shrimp Couscous Salad with feta and vinaigrette:

  • Bring water to a boil and stir in couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let sit 5 minutes then fluff with a fork. Cool.
  • Whisk dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Toss together the remaining ingredients and pour in the dressing. Toss to coat and keep refrigerated.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 316kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 17gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 154mgSodium: 596mgPotassium: 179mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 470IUVitamin C: 39.5mgCalcium: 153mgIron: 1.8mg

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