June 11

Weekend Recipe: Couscous Salad with Feta and Veggies

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This is a great, healthy salad with a lot of color and interesting textures. It tastes even better the next day when all the flavors get to know each other overnight.

Active Time: 30 min | Start to Finish: 45 min | Serve: 4

This is a great, healthy salad with a lot of color and interesting textures. It tastes even better the next day when all the flavors get to know each other overnight.

 Active Time: 30 min | Start to Finish: 45 min | Serve: 4

Ingredients:
2 cups pearl couscous (sometimes called Israeli couscous)
2 cups baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
6 oz feta cheese, crumbled into small pieces
½ cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped3 Persian cucumbers, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
Extra-virgin olive oil
Red Wine Vinegar
Kosher salt and ground black pepper

Directions:
In a bowl add the couscous and 2 cups water, 1 tsp salt and a pinch of black pepper. Cover, bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Remove to a bowl and set aside to cool slightly.

Meanwhile, chop all your veggies and herbs.

In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, 3 Tbs red wine vinegar, ¼ cup olive oil, 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper to make the dressing.

In a large bowl, add spinach, tomatoes, feta, parsley, cucumbers and couscous. Add the dressing, stir well and taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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Get Cooking,
Chef Eric Horwitz

(310) 890-8704 – Eric@LIFTenrichment.com
www.LIFTenrichment.com | www.KidsCanCookInnerCircle.com

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Eric Horwitz

About LIFT

Eric founded LIFT Enrichment in 2010 because he wanted to help young kids develop their culinary skills so they could make healthy foods for friends and family for the rest of their lives.  He has worked with kids for over 15 years and enjoys their energy and enthusiasm for learning new things.  Eric studied abroad in Italy while at UCLA and discovered a passion for cooking.  

Eric Horwitz, Ceo of Lift

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