Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Israeli Couscous Salad with Feta

Israeli Couscous Salad w/ Feta (from either Bon App or Gourmet...I forgot.)

1 garlic clove
3 T lemon juice
1 t dijon mustard
1/2 c olive oil (I used less.)

2 1/2 c chicken broth
2 c israeli couscous

2 c 1/2 inch pieces asparagus, blanched 2 min, or roasted whole and cut into smaller pieces
2 c 1/2 inch pieces cuke
1/2 c chopped olives (optional)
2 large scallions, chopped
1/4 c mint, chopped
1 1/2 c crumbled feta

press garlic into a mall bowl and add lemon juice/mustard. whisk in oil. season w/ salt and pepper.

bring broth to boil, add couscous, cover and simmer for 10 min. transfer couscous to a bowl and sprinkle w/salt and pepper. let sit until it comes to room temp., tossing occasionally.

mix asparagus, cuke, olives, scallions, green onions and mint into couscous. add dressing, toss. mix in feta.

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