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Fresh Couscous Salad

This dish tastes like summer! It's a great recipe for when you go on a shopping spree at the farmers market.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Campervan Meal
Servings 2


  • 1 cup couscous
  • 2 fresh tomatoes
  • 2 red bell pepper
  • 1 fresh cucumber
  • 1 avocado
  • lots of fresh herbs (basil, cilantro, parsley, mint...)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Boil 1 cup water, stir in the couscous, turn off the heat. Cover and let sit.
  • Cut all the fresh veggies into smallish pieces.
  • Chop a shit ton of fresh herbs.
  • Mix the olive oil together with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Combine all ingredients.
  • Enjoy on a warm summer night.


Use any fresh veggies you have. What is important here is lots of crunch, acidity, and freshness!
Also, other grain like quinoa work great here.