Pearl Couscous Salad with Feta and Beets
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Pearl Couscous Salad with Feta and Beet

In need of a quick and healthy side dish? This Pearl Couscous Salad with Feta and Beet is a fun and delicious, while also being easy to whip up!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: beet, dinner sides, feta, salad, side dish, vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Amanda Formaro

Ingredients

  • 3 red beets
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups pearl couscous
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt and pepper 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup feta cubed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Peel and dice beets, then spread onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with oil, tossing to evenly coat, then roast for 30 minutes, or until fork-tender.
  • Meanwhile, bring water to a boil in a medium pot and add couscous. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, or until couscous is “al dente” and water is absorbed.
  • When beets are hot out of the oven, mix them in with the cooked couscous, cubed feta, along with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper, stirring to spread the bright pink juices of the beets onto the couscous.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1.3mg