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Italian Couscous Salad

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My Italian Couscous Salad can easily be one of your main dishes for family meals, picnics, lunch boxes and brunches. Don't you love when something so delicious can be on the table in minutes?! I do!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
 1 pound (16 ounces) pearl couscous, cook to package directions
 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
 1 cup grated Romano cheese
 1 jar (9.9 ounces/280 g) whole artichoke hearts, drained & gently squeeze water out
 4 ounces Genoa or Italian Salami
 1/2 cup chopped green onions
 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
 1/4 cup fresh italian parsley, chopped
 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
 salt & pepper to taste
1

Cook the couscous & transfer to a bowl, toss with olive oil. Cool to room temperature.

2

Chop the salami, artichoke hearts & sun-dried tomatoes into small, bite sized pieces.

3

Combine all the ingredients with the couscous, adjusting any to taste. Serve cold or warm. Best if enjoyed within 3 days.

4

Store in the fridge in an airtight container.

Ingredients

 1 pound (16 ounces) pearl couscous, cook to package directions
 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
 1 cup grated Romano cheese
 1 jar (9.9 ounces/280 g) whole artichoke hearts, drained & gently squeeze water out
 4 ounces Genoa or Italian Salami
 1/2 cup chopped green onions
 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
 1/4 cup fresh italian parsley, chopped
 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
 salt & pepper to taste

Directions

1

Cook the couscous & transfer to a bowl, toss with olive oil. Cool to room temperature.

2

Chop the salami, artichoke hearts & sun-dried tomatoes into small, bite sized pieces.

3

Combine all the ingredients with the couscous, adjusting any to taste. Serve cold or warm. Best if enjoyed within 3 days.

4

Store in the fridge in an airtight container.

Italian Couscous Salad

~ Marla Meridith

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