Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Servings 6 servings
Prep Time


  • 3 1/2 cups Water
  • 2 1/2 cups Golden Jewel Blend couscous
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
  • 8 ounces fresh spinach stems removed
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes sliced
  • 1 cup pitted Calamata olives sliced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces feta cheese crumbled


  1. In medium pot, bring water to a boil. Stir in Golden Jewel Blend, bring back to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Set aside to cool. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Heat 4 tablespoons oil/lemon juice mixture in small sauté pan; add garlic and heat 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add spinach; stir until wilted and fully coated.
  2. Fluff couscous with a fork and transfer to a large bowl. Combine couscous with garlic mixture and all remaining ingredients, except feta cheese; mix well, chill. To serve: garnish with feta cheese.