Tomato Walnut Salad With Couscous

Trader Joe’s Couscous

Basil plant in the garden

Organic Olive Oil (What would I do with out olive oil+ whether I want to admit it or not it is good lotion for your skin. Lesson learned from the Greeks!)

Delicious Couscous!

Super easy. Be careful not to over cook the spinach!

The finished product!:)

Yumm and it was seriously so easy!

Although I’m not a huge per say pasta salad and pasta girl, I really enjoyed this salad. It is light, full of flavors and is easy to make. You can use fresh veggies and have it for lunch or dinner. It’s even full of nutrients that will help energize you. Enjoy everyone!

Tomato Walnut Salad With Couscous

By Niki Cade

*Serves about 4

  • 2 C dried Israeli Couscous, cook according to box
  • 3 C  fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 10 oz container of cherry tomatoes whole
  • 1 medium size onion, minced ( preferably purple)
  • 1/2 C feta cheese crumbled
  • 1/3 C walnuts crushed
  • 1//3 C minced fresh parsley
  • about 2-3 T olive oil
  • 2 T basil
  • Salt + Pepper
  • 1 t garlic powder or to taste
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar


Cooke couscous according to instructions. Set aside.

Put 1 T of olive oil in pan. Add minced onions and cook until browned. Add cherry tomatoes and cook until tender. Add chopped spinach, walnuts and balsamic vinegar to sauce pan. Cook just for about a minute more. Set aside. Add minced parsley and basil, uncooked to bowl with couscous. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.

Combine couscous and all other ingredients together. Crumble with feta. Drizzle olive oil on top about 1 T.

Thanks for stopping by!

4 thoughts on “Tomato Walnut Salad With Couscous

  1. It was very delicious. Light and healthy. Fresh garden flavor. It could stand on it’s own as a main course. You’ll have to combine all your blog recipes for a 21 course meal.

  2. Pingback: Couscous For The Fourth | Olive Oil and Feta

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