Thursday, June 2, 2011

Israeli Couscous Summer Salad


My girlfriends had a BBQ in their newly refinished backyard last weekend.  Their landlord installed a new deck and planted grass/flowers/bark/etc.  Also, one of my friends, Muffy, was given a barbeque from one of her co-workers.  So you can imagine we were chomping at the bit to hold a BBQ.

We had bacon wrapped hot dogs, chips, grilled veggies, burgers, potato salad and Israeli Couscous Summer Salad.  Plus, we played a little dizzy bat to top it all off.

Israeli Couscous Summer Salad
8 Servings

Ingredients:
2 Cups Israeli Couscous
2 - 6 oz Containers of Cherry Tomatoes sliced in half (I used red and yellow)
1 Bunch Basil roughly chopped
8 oz Feta Crumbled
Juice from 2 Lemons
1/4 or more Olive Oil
Salt
Pepper

Directions:
Cook Israeli Couscous according to package directions.  Let cool to room temperature.  Toss with cherry tomatoes, feta, basil, lemon juice, olive oil.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.

So easy, right?!

Thought you also might like a photo of a recent San Francisco sunset from my rooftop.  

42 comments:

  1. This sounds so refreshing and perfect for a hot day. Nom!

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  2. making this tonight!! it was sooooo gooooodddd!!! my mom will LOVE it!

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  3. This looks oh so yummy and I love Couscous! Beautiful sunset and oh how I heart San Fran...what a lovely view you have!

    Liesl :)

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  4. Looks bomb! Good to see the blogging again!! I was missing some Hayley inspired creations.

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  5. That salad looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. This looks SO good! I love couscous, and this recipe sounds really perfect for summer nights. Thanks for sharing! Cute blog, by the way :)

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  7. found your blog through 'la mia vita' and WOW your recipes all look amazing! i already have so many things i want to try!

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  8. oh my goodness this is making my mouth water. you have inspired me to plan a summer dinner party--thank you, thank you for featuring delicious, fresh, and SIMPLE recipes on here for the cooking-challenged :)

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  9. I saw this post on your friend's blog, and she linked back to your blog post about it. I am going to make it for my friends in town this weekend! YUM!

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