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Couscous and Tuna Salad

Tasty and healthy couscous and canned tuna salad - a great idea for an easy dinner for two. Fresh vegetables fill salad with bright colors, making a dish appetizing and juicy. It is possible to serve ready-made salad as warm and chilled. Besides vegetables it can be added canned corn, green peas or green beans to salad.
20 min
2 servings


  • Couscous
    100 g
  • Canned tuna
    1 pcs
  • Bell pepper
    0.5 pcs
  • Red onion
    1 pcs
  • Cherry tomatoes
    4-5 pcs
  • Olive oil
    2 tbsp
  • White wine vinegar
    1 tbsp
  • Salt
    - to taste
  • Black pepper
    - to taste
  • Parsley
    - to taste
  • Dill
    - to taste

Couscous and tuna recipes


  • 1. Wash couscous under tap water. Shift grain in a deep bowl. Add a little salt and black ground pepper.
  • 2. Add to couscous a tablespoon of olive oil.
  • 3. Pour boiling water in couscous. Liquid has to cover grain on 1 cm. Cover ware and leave couscous for 15 minutes so that it is steamed and become ready.
  • 4. Meanwhile let’s prepare vegetables. Cut cherry tomatoes on thin segments and cut into cubes red onions and red sweet pepper.
  • 5. In a deep salad bowl let’s combine the cut vegetables and the canned tuna filtered from juice or oil.
  • 6. Next add steamed couscous to a salad bowl. Previously it needs to be cooled to room temperature.
  • 7. To make salad more colorful and fragrant, add small chopped greenery of dill and parsley.
  • 8. Let's water couscous salad with a small amount of apple or wine vinegar. If necessary add a tablespoon of olive oil. Accurately mix salad so that all ingredients are connected.
  • 9. Ready-made couscous and canned tuna salad can be served right after preparation.
  • 10. Bon Appetite!