Ingredients per serving


Prepare Creamy Orange and Za’atar Dressing

Prepare Pita Croutons

  • Pita, cut into bite sized pieces 5.0 each
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Zaatar, As Needed

Finish the Salad

  • Whole wheat couscous, cooked 10.0 cups
  • Chopped cilantro 1.0 cup
  • Parsley, chopped 1.0 cup
  • Cucumber, medium dice 2.5 cups
  • Blood orange, thin sliced, grilled, quartered 2.5 cups
  • Avocado, medium, large dice 5.0 each
  • Preserved lemon, prepared for garnish
  • Pita Croutons, prepared 5.0 cups
  • Creamy Orange and Za’atar Dressing, prepared 15.0 oz

A Mediterranean style couscous salad with fresh, crunchy textures and bright flavors.



  1. Prepare Creamy Orange and Za’atar Dressing

    • Combine all ingredients and whisk.
    • Yield: 3 qts
  2. Prepare Pita Croutons

    • Toss pita with oil and season with za’atar. Bake in a 400°F for 5 minutes or until crisp. Cool and store.
    • Yield: 5 cups
  3. Finish the Salad

    • Combine couscous with prepared dressing, za’atar, herbs and cucumber. Top with remaining ingredients and drizzle with additional dressing.