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Pearled Couscous and Vegetable Salad

Pearled Couscous & Vegetable Salad

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4
Calories 485 kcal


  • pan
  • pot



  • 1 zucchini squash
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 2 tbsp pesto

Pearled Couscous

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup pearled couscous
  • 1 1/4 cup chicken bone broth


  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/2 cup micro greens
  • 2 chicken apple sausage
  • 2 tbsp goat cheese

Salad Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 pinch black pepper



  • Slice zucchini and squash – make sure slices are uniform so they cook evenly.
  • Add olive oil, zucchini and squash to a pan on medium heat.
  • Sauté for 5-6 minutes or until the squash starts to lightly brown.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pesto sauce.

Pearled couscous

  • Add olive oil and pearled couscous to a pot on medium low heat. Stir for a couple minutes, or until couscous starts to lightly brown.
  • Add bone broth and bring to a boil, then let it sit (covered) on medium heat until the liquid is absorbed, about 10-12 minutes.

Chicken apple sausage

  • Slice chicken apple sausage.
  • Sauté in pan over medium heat until slightly brown – about 3-4 minutes.

Salad dressing

  • Add all ingredients and mix well.


  • Add mixed greens, pearled couscous, sausage, zucchini and squash to a large bowl.
  • Top with micro greens, goat cheese and desired amount of salad dressing. Enjoy!


Calories: 485kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 16gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 855mgPotassium: 399mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 812IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Egg Free, Poultry, Soy Free
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