How To Make Cucumber Salad


Saturday, February 25, 2012

Couscous and Cucumber Salad

Couscous and Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients

* 10 ounces uncooked couscous
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1/2 cup lemon juice
* 3/4 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped
* 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
* 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
* 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
* 6 leaves lettuce
* 6 slices lemon

Cucumber Salad Recipe Instructions

1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3/4 cup water to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir in cucumber, green onion, parsley, basil and couscous. Mix well and chill for at least 1 hour.
3. Line a plate with lettuce leaves. Spoon couscous mixture over leaves and garnish with lemon wedges.

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