An Easy to Make Mediterranean Pearl Couscous Salad


An easy to make Mediterranean pearl couscous salad. Tossed in a delicious tomato garlic sauce, crumbled feta, and Kalamata olives.This is the perfect side salad to serve with fish or chicken!

Ingredients:


  • 1 cluster (vine) tomato, quartered
  • 1 roma tomato, quartered
  • 10.5 oz (1 box) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 5 whole garlic cloves, (use 3 - 4 if you aren't a big fan)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups (8 oz) pearl couscous (Israeli couscous)
  • 1 and 3/4 cup hot chicken/vegetable broth (or water)
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives
  • 3 scallions, chopped (green part only)
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions:


  1. Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Arrange all the tomatoes (cluster, roma, and cherry) cut sides down, in a baking sheet. Add garlic to pan and roast until tomatoes are slightly shriveled around edges, 1 hour. Cool in pan for 15 minutes when done.
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