Greek Couscous Salad

with vegetables and feta
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 5 min.
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Calories:
429
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This Mediterranean salad is packed with vegetables, including vitamin-C-rich zucchini and tomatoes, which contain many antioxidants. Additionally, the feta cheese adds valuable protein and calcium.

Add some grilled chicken to this salad for extra protein!

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie429 kcal(20 %)
Protein15.22 g(16 %)
Fat20.7 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates46.78 g(31 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage8.46 g(28 %)
Vitamin A244.7 mg(30,588 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.74 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.33 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₂0.58 mg(53 %)
Niacin5.81 mg(48 %)
Vitamin B₆0.74 mg(53 %)
Folate94.96 μg(32 %)
Pantothenic acid1.23 mg(21 %)
Biotin8.4 μg(19 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.85 μg(28 %)
Vitamin C83.81 mg(88 %)
Potassium1,044.18 mg(26 %)
Calcium333.01 mg(33 %)
Magnesium66.39 mg(22 %)
Iron2.85 mg(19 %)
Iodine1.89 μg(1 %)
Zinc2.29 mg(29 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.97 g
Cholesterol45.04 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 ⅔ cups
instant Couscous
1 ⅔ cups
1
zucchini (diced)
1
Eggplant (diced)
1
red pepper (sliced)
1
yellow pepper (sliced)
1
onion (cut into wedges)
1
Red onion (cut into wedges)
1 clove
garlic (finely chopped)
2 tablespoons
4
tomatoes (sliced)
½ cup
black Olives (pitted, sliced)
1 teaspoon
0.333 cup
1.333 cups
Feta cheese (diced)
1 bunch
mixed Lettuce leaves (e. g. rocket, sorrel, cress, spinach)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
zucchiniEggplantoniongarlicolive oiltomato

Preparation steps

1.
Place the couscous in a bowl and add the hot stock. Leave to steep for around 10 min.
2.

Fry the zucchini, eggplant, peppers, onions, and garlic in hot oil for 2-3 min. Add the tomatoes, olives, and lemon zest and fry for 1-2 min. Add the wine, season with salt and ground black pepper and simmer for a further 3-4 min. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.

3.
Fluff the couscous with a fork, arrange on plates and place the vegetables on top. Serve garnished with the lettuce leaves.