Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese Recipe
Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese is a refreshing salad that uses the popular North African grain called couscous. It is made of tiny granules of semolina flour or durum wheat, making it a healthier choice of carbs. This wholesome, cold salad combines the sweet tones of couscous, cucumbers and raisins, with the saltiness of olives and feta cheese. Serve up this Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese as part of your weeknight dinner along with your favourite pasta or pizza, or bring it out at your next dinner party.
Did you know: 1 cup serving of couscous provides only 176 calories, far fewer calories than a cup of rice or quinoa (approx. 205 and 254 calories per cup), making this a healthy, filling and nutritionally balanced option for your daily carbs. Additionally, 1 cup of couscous also gives 43mcg of selenium, which is 61% of the 70mcg daily requirement! Selenium is a trace mineral that acts as an antioxidant and protects healthy cells from mutating due to toxins that change the DNA and structural composition, leading to disease and premature aging. Couscous also has potassium in required amounts that aids in regulating blood pressure by controlling fluid balance.
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