Couscous Salad with Cilantro Orange Dressing
5 from 1 vote

Couscous Salad with Cilantro Orange Dressing

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 381kcal
Author: Jessica Randhawa


For the Salad:

  • 1/2 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 6 ounces greens baby spinach, kale, etc. pick your favorite
  • 1 orange peeled and chopped

For the Dressing:

  • 2 oranges peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro packed
  • 2 tablespoons water more if needed
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • Prepare the couscous according to package instructions. When finished cooking, remove from heat, fluff with a fork and set aside to cool.
  • Prepare the dressing- place all ingredients in the bowl of a blender or food processor and process until fully blended and fully immersed. Store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
  • In a large salad bowl gently toss together the salad ingredients with the dressing until fully coated. Serve immediately.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 64.5mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2.3mg
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