Simple Vegan Couscous Salad Recipe

A bowl of couscous salad made for vegans

This simple vegan couscous salad recipe is easy to make. Couscous is low in fat & is a good source of fibre with other health benefits.

Couscous is a moroccan cuisine but also a very popular dish with the surrounding countries.

Couscous Salad Recipe

This vegan couscous salad doesn’t only taste amazing its also very healthy for you so great if you are on a diet.

Couscous Salad

Vegan Couscous Salad

An easy to make vegan couscous salad, this simple vegan salad is made with kale, but if kale is not your preferred taste then you can swap it over for rocket or spinach.
This couscous salad is perfect for a light lunch.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 246 kcal

Equipment

  • Small bowl
  • Salad bowl
  • Small jar
  • Whisk

Ingredients
  

  • cup whole wheat couscous
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth or water
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 2 to matoes roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup sundried tomatoes chopped
  • ¼ cup marinated artichoke hearts chopped
  • 2 cups kale chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped

For the dressing

  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat up the water or vegetable broth. Add the couscous and cover it with a lid. This should allow the couscous to soak up the liquid and cook. Set it aside to cool down.
  • To make the dressing, simply whisk all the dressing ingredients in a jar.
  • Once the couscous has cooled down, add it to the salad bowl, along with the veggies and greens. Drizzle the dressing over the contents, and mix everything together.

Notes

If you find fresh kale rough in texture, you can steam or microwave it for 1-2 minutes. Alternatively, try this vegan couscous salad with spinach or rocket.

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 6gFat: 9g
Keyword Couscous, Salad, Vegan
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