5 from 4 votes
Israeli Couscous salad with spinach, tomatoes and a light orange vinaigrette.
Israeli Couscous Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Couscous salad with spinach, tomatoes and a light dressing made with fresh orange juice.

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: couscous salad, couscous salad with spinach, israeli couscous salad, pearl couscous salad
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 198 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
Couscous
  • 2 cups Israeli couscous
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Salad
  • 1 cup baby spinach sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
Dressing
  • zest from one orange
  • juice from one orange
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Cook couscous according to package directions. 

Dressing
  1. Mix orange zest, freshly squeezed orange juice, olive oil, garlic and salt and pepper together. 

  2. While couscous is still warm, but not hot, pour dressing over couscous. Stir.

Assemble Salad
  1. When couscous has cooled to room temperature, add spinach, tomatoes and onions. Stir. Add additional salt and pepper if needed. 

  2. Salad can be eaten right away or covered and refrigerated until chilled. 

Nutrition Facts
Israeli Couscous Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 154mg7%
Potassium 139mg4%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Vitamin C 5.8mg7%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.