Couscous Recipes

Browse top recipes for couscous salads, Greek and North African ways of cooking couscous, and find ways to use couscous in meatballs and soups.

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Almond Citrus Couscous

Rating: 4.5 stars 27
Refreshing side dish for warm months. To make this vegan, use vegetable broth!

Greek Couscous

Rating: 4.5 stars 134
Greek style Israeli couscous. So delicious!
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Couscous Primavera

Rating: 4.5 stars 75
This is a healthy, delicious, and easy side dish that takes about 10 minutes to make. I'm borrowing the name from Pasta Primavera which, like this recipe, takes advantage of fresh, seasonal, green produce.

Rosemary Chicken Couscous Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
This is a wonderful summer salad. Fresh herbs keep the salad light, while the chicken and feta cheese make it hearty enough to serve for a main meal. Use as a side dish by omitting the chicken and adding chopped artichoke hearts. The salad also works wonderfully with grilled salmon or chicken.

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pearl Couscous

Rating: 5 stars 36
This cold vegetarian salad features mixed heirloom tomatoes with Mediterranean flavors and pearl couscous. This summer dish that has been a big hit with my family!

Yummy Couscous Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
This is a quick and easy salad to prepare and it tastes great!
By Suzanne

Couscous with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomato

Rating: 4.5 stars 57
A delicate, flavorful dish that will satisfy vegans and carnivores alike! Inspired by my family's deep Coptic Orthodox Christian tradition, this is a great meal alternative during strict fasting times. It contains no animal products or fats, but has enough flavor and visual impact to make you feel like you're not sacrificing a thing! I hope you will enjoy this recipe. Add chicken or prawns to make this vegan dish a carnivorous delight!

Chicken with Couscous

Rating: 4.5 stars 168
A Mediterranean-flavored chicken and vegetable stew served over couscous. It's my all-time favorite, and it's delicious!
By Julianne Ture

Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups

Rating: 4 stars 875
This super-delicious and incredibly easy recipe has become one of my absolute favorites. I pass it on to everyone I know, and they all rave about it too!

Instant Pot® Herbed Israeli Couscous

This couscous is a lovely side dish, or can be the base to a main meal. It's also fast to make using the Instant Pot®.

Quick Stuffed Tomatoes

Rating: 4 stars 49
Yummy and quick stuffed tomatoes.
By Alison

Frog Eye Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 271
Sweet citrus salad with coconut and marshmallows in creamy pineapple sauce.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Couscous Fruit Salad
Rating: Unrated 9
This sweet couscous, filled with dried fruits, fresh mango, and peanuts, can be served warm or cold. It makes a great side dish for pork.
Black Bean and Couscous Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 1430

This is a great salad for a buffet, with interesting textures and southwest flavors combined in one delicious salad. Leftovers store well refrigerated for several days.