With the last few days of summer to savor, I’m sharing a reliable and delicious side salad recipe that I have made quite a bit this summer, as my whole family loves it. My Whole Wheat Cous Cous Feta Salad Recipe is super easy to make and is a delicious and satisfying side dish that works with so many different meals. The bright, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and salty feta are combined with hearty garbanzo beans and whole wheat cous cous to deliver a seriously satisfying dish! It also works wonderfully as leftovers, so I often double the batch and use it in lunches the next day or two. So take advantage of those delicious summer tomatoes and get this salad on your table, ASAP! At just 4 Points per serving, it’s a great way to feel satisfied while staying on track.
Whole Wheat Cous Cous Feta Salad
A quick and easy side salad that is simple, yet delicious and filling. Fresh flavors combined with hearty whole wheat cous cous makes this tasty dish a popular salad recipe that you’ll want to make again and again.
- 1 cup whole wheat cous cous
- 1 large cucumber, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/3 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup reduced fat feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/2 cup garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
- Juice from 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Prepare cous cous according to package directions.
- Combine cooked cous cous and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, and toss to combine
Preparation time: 10 minute(s)
Cooking time: 5 minute(s)
Diet type: Vegetarian
Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat
Number of servings (yield): 6
Culinary tradition: Middle Eastern
Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1/2 cup
Each serving = 5 Smart Points/4 Points
PER SERVING: 184 calories; 4.5g fat; 1.1g saturated fat; 27g carbohydrates; .9g sugar; 8g protein; 5g fiber