Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Paprika
|Source||Recipe from foodnetwork.com.|
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cooking time||10 minutes|
|Total time||25 minutes|
This recipe makes a perfect side dish or vegetarian entrée.
Make the dressing by whisking 1/3 cup oil, vinegar, paprika, 1 tsp salt and pepper in a small bowl until smooth.
Heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan. Toast the couscous, stirring frequently, until golden, 4-5 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and remaining salt and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until the couscous is just tender and the liquid is absorbed, 9-10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Meanwhile, mix together the spinach, tomatoes, feta, red peppers, parsley, and mint in a large bowl. Add the couscous and the dressing. Toss until all the ingredients are coated. Transfer to a large serving bowl and serve, either warm or cold.