Mediterranean Salad of Couscous with Minted Vinegar Dressing - NBC Connecticut
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Mediterranean Salad of Couscous with Minted Vinegar Dressing

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    • 4 Tbsp. Sugar
    • 2  Tbsp. Water
    • ½  Cup Fresh Mint-crushed
    • 6 Tbsp. Cider or Red Wine Vinegar
    • 1 ¼  Cups Chicken Broth or Water-seasoned to taste with salt and black pepper
    • 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 1 Cup Couscous
    • 1 Cup Tomatoes-diced
    • 1 Cup Romaine Lettuce-shredded
    • 1 Cup Cucumbers-peeled, seeded, diced
    • 4 Tbsp. Feta Cheese-crumbled
    • Salt and Black Pepper to Taste

    Bring the sugar, water, mint, and vinegar to a boil, remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Season mint vinegar dressing to taste with salt and black pepper.

     Place couscous in a a large bowl. Bring the chicken broth and olive oil to a boil, pour over the couscous and cover bowl with plastic wrap. Let couscous stand 5 minutes, remove cover and fluff up with a fork to separate. Let cool to room temperature. When cool, stir in the tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers and gently toss in the minted vinegar dressing. Serve garnished with feta cheese, a mint sprig, and enjoy!