Spring Vegetable Couscous Salad with Feta

Topped with a Lemon Basil Jalapeño Vinaigrette, this Vegetable and Couscous Salad with Odyssey Brands Feta is bursting with fresh flavor.

Total time: 25 minutes
Yields 1 serving
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Ingredients

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 cups Israeli couscous
  • 1, 15 oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, sliced
  • 8-10 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup whole almonds, roasted & salted
  • 2 cups Odyssey Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 4 oz arugula
  • 3-4 lemon wedges, for serving

Lemon Basil Jalapeño Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded & diced
  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced & zest
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook couscous according to package instructions. Rinse with cold water and transfer to large bowl. Add chickpeas, zucchini, radishes, almonds, Feta, and arugula. Mix well and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, jalapeño, basil, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Whisk until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Toss couscous salad with vinaigrette until evenly coated. Serve with lemon wedges if desired.

Odyssey Feta Couscous Salad

Feta Cheese creatively crafted by Odyssey Brands

Our six Master Cheesemakers use the freshest Wisconsin cow’s milk with state-of-the-art equipment to create our cheese. The result is an award-winning Feta cheese products. Whether whole or crumbled- our feta cheese products are a tart, salty, and super tasty fresh cheese.