Southwest Cous Cous Salad

ImageHello there.  

How was your weekend?  I hope you had a nice one.  Mine was nice because avocados were on sale at the grocery store.  I should say, “sale.”  Let’s face it, those pretty green things aren’t so cheap!  Anywho.  I made you a salad.  I hope you like it. 

ImageSouthwest Cous Cous Salad

Adapted from What’s Gaby Cooking?

Serves 4


1 cup pearl cous cous

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained

4 scallions, chopped

2 Tbsp chopped cilantro

1 lime, juiced

1/2 cup salsa

2 avocados, chopped

salt and pepper to taste


Cook the cous cous according to the directions.  Let cool.

In a large bowl, combine the pepper, black beans, scallions, cilantro, salsa, and lime juice.  Mix.

Toss with the cous cous.  Add the avocado.  Season with salt and pepper.  

Makes a great leftover lunch the next day!

ImageWith love, 




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