Vegan couscous salad

Vegan Couscous Salad


Fresh and colorful vegan couscous salad. This super easy salad is ready in 15 minutes and it’s filling, satisfying and delicious!


For the Couscous:

  • 1 cup (173g) Couscous (Dry)
  • 1 cup (240ml) Boiling Water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegan Butter
  • Sprinkle Salt and Pepper (to taste)

For the Salad:

  • 1/2 Head Iceberg Lettuce (shredded)
  • 1/2 Large Cucumber (chopped)
  • 10 Cherry Tomatoes (sliced)
  • 10 Sundried Tomatoes (sliced)*
  • 12 Pitted Green Olives (sliced)
  • 1 15oz (425g) Can Sweet Corn (drained)

For the Tahini Soy Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Tahini
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 12 Tbsp Water (to thin it out)

For Serving:

  • 2 Avocados (Sliced)
  • Fresh Cilantro


  1. Add the couscous to a bowl and then pour the boiling water over it. Cover with a cloth and leave for a few minutes. Then fluff it with a fork and add in the vegan butter and mix in and then add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Add the lettuce, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, olives and sweet corn into a mixing bowl and toss together. Add in the couscous and toss.
  3. Add all the dressing ingredients except the water to a bowl or jug and whisk together. Add in just enough water to get it to the right consistency.
  4. Pour over the dressing and serve with sliced avocado and fresh cilantro.


*Sundried tomatoes in oil are the tastiest for this recipe.

  • Category: Entree, Dinner, Savory, Salad
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the Recipe
  • Calories: 538
  • Sugar: 11.1g
  • Sodium: 630mg
  • Fat: 24.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.4g
  • Fiber: 12.9g
  • Protein: 14.3g

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