Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

This pumpkin couscous salad is an easy and colorful side dish for your next potluck or to accompany your next Mediterranean meal.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Ingredients pumpkin  Israeli couscous olive oil vinegar lemon juice garlic  mustard salt and pepper sugar dried apricots  pine nuts herbs feta

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Israeli couscous (pearl couscous) is made from semolina flour. Boil it like pasta, drain, and add the vinaigrette while still hot so it absorbs the flavor.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Roasting is the easiest way to cook sugar pumpkin. Slice, scoop out the seeds, and put in a pan with water. Cook until you can pierce the flesh easily.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Combine all the ingredients and stir gently to combine. Serve this pumpkin couscous salad warm or at room temperature.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Serve alongside these lamb meatballs with pine nuts and raisins.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Or go vegetarian with your Mediterranean meal and serve with fawaffle (falafel waffles), olives, cucumbers, tomatoes, and feta.

Pumpkin Couscous Salad

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Maybe even with this creamy lemon herb tahini sauce as well.