Dana’s Mediterranean Couscous Salad

by Dana S on August 30, 2011

This is a simple, entree salad that is great for hot summer nights. Because this dish is served cold, it is great to take on a picnic or packed for lunch the next day.

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Dana’s Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 10 minutes


  • 1 box couscous mix, plain (no favoring)
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2c-1c diced or shredded leftover cooked chicken
  • 1/3# feta, cubed
  • Dash of ground (cayenne) red pepper


  • Make couscous according to box directions. Add the dash of red pepper to cooking water. Refrigerate until completely cooled.
  • Add vegetables, chicken and feta. Lightly toss to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Tiffany August 31, 2011 at 11:09 pm

I made this tonight and it was delish! I added a little olive oil, balsamic vinegar and pepper for a little more flavor. The family informed me “You can make that one again!”


Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom September 1, 2011 at 7:05 am

Yay! Love adding new family favorites to “the list.” Glad everyone loved it!



Dana @ Budget Dietitian September 1, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Awesome Tiffany! Great add-ins! :)


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