Couscous Salad

    Easy and healthy couscous salad recipes for a perfect BBQ salad or dinner. Couscous makes a lovely change from rice or pasta.

    32 Recipes




    Global Cuisine

    5 reviews

    Couscous is a convenient, easy stand-by for salads with a difference. Here it is complemented by a spiced citrus vinaigrette, dried fruit and nuts. Serve as a side dish with lamb or poultry.

    Recipe by: Patsy Jamieson, Diane Temple

    1 review

    Serve this fresh-tasting salad with parsley, spring onions, tomatoes and sausage for a light lunch. Omit the sausage for a vegetarian version.

    Recipe by: Lynn Lewis

    2 reviews

    Couscous makes a great base for a quick salad, as it only needs a brief soaking in hot stock (or water). Here it is combined with chickpeas, dates, oranges and pistachios for a Middle Eastern-style vegetarian dish.

    Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

    115 reviews

    I love this combination. It happened by accident and now I make it often. It is quick yet filling so it can be a main or side.

    Recipe by: ABLOOM

    2 reviews

    Healthy and quick salad that makes a full meal. Lamb backstrap strips are seared and served with vegetables and couscous on top of baby spinach.

    Recipe by: traff

    16 reviews

    Finally, a couscous salad that is not bland! This salad is a great addition to your summer meal or as a lunch any time of year.

    Recipe by: Groovygal

    68 reviews

    This is great as a side dish with grilled meats or as a light meal on its own. Chicken is combined with cucumber, sun dried tomatoes and olives and mixed with couscous.

    Recipe by: Shayna

    1 review

    I love the flavours of Morocco and this is a simple go-to recipe that I use frequently. The raost pumpkin and chickpea combination works really well.

    Recipe by: Launa

    No reviews

    Enjoy the fragrant flavours of coriander and mint in this North African-inspired salad, which can be largely prepared ahead. Lamb is a good source of protein, as well as B vitamins, iron and zinc.

    Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

    1003 reviews

    Couscous is beautifully flavoured in this recipe with chicken stock, cumin and coriander then packed with healthy ingredients like black beans, corn and capsicum.

    Recipe by: Paula

    2 / 4

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