Mediterranean Salad of Couscous With Minted Vinegar Dressing

  • 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!

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