Asparagus, Feta and Couscous Salad


This elegant yet simple salad is lovely as a complement to a main course or on its own.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups couscous

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 8 ounces grape tomatoes, halved

  • 6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Cook couscous according to package instructions. Put aside and allow to cool slightly.

  2. Meanwhile, place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and cool.

  3. Toss the asparagus, tomatoes, and feta with couscous. Add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and black pepper and toss to incorporate.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

541 Calories
17g Fat
78g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 494mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 78g 28%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 17mg 87%
Calcium 265mg 20%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 538mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.