Creamy Couscous Salad with Salami and Corn

Super appetizing and nutritious couscous salad with mayonnaise – have you tried it yet?

This Creamy Couscous Salad with Salami and Corn is full of flavor, easy to make and delicious. A simple ingredients turning to something amazing. Amazing combination of bursting flavors that will make you have this salad a few days a week.

Super easy, takes 30 minutes to make it and its a perfect side dish or just great meal on its own.

I love this salad because the couscous soaks up all the flavor from the other ingredients. My mouth is watering just thinking about this strange and delicious combination I’m about to share with you guys.

A creamy, zippy, unexpectedly delicious couscous salad that’s packed with salami, Kalamata olives, corn, the salty and delicious baby dill pickles, and more – all tossed with a life-changing mayo and dill sauce!

Here’s a surprising and delicious concoction I’m about to serve you.

This is not your typical Mediterranean Salads that you are used to see. Well You know me I like to spice things up.

Salads should never be boring.

What is Israeli Couscous ?

Israeli Couscous is sometimes call pearl couscous and sometimes call maftoul. What never change is its great taste and unique flavor and presence on the table. Larger then the regular couscous, but smaller to the pasta, Israeli Couscous cooks up in a minutes. Served it as a side dish, as a bad of chicken or fish, or make it a savory salad like the one I am sharing with you today. This salad is so easy and tasty to make. You can have it preparade in advance and keep it in your fridge over night. This salad is perfect for your busy week day lunch or dinner.

To get really flavorful couscous you need to cooked it in a chicken or vegetable broth or if you prefer to cooked it in a water, but infused it with saffron.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THIS RECIPE?

  • Budget-friendly
  • Ready in 30 minutes
  • Perfect meal it self
  • Perfect side dish for parties and big gatherings

TIPS FOR SUCCESS

  • To get really flavorful couscous cooked it in a chicken or vegetable broth or if you prefer to cooked it in a water, but infused it with saffron.
  • Follow the packaged instructions to prepare the couscous. 
  • Always add the butter or olive oil to the couscous when you’re preparing it. 
  • Let it cool down before assembling the salad
  • Prepared couscous and fluff it up with a fork

The salad gets even better on the next day. This salad will store well in the fridge for up to 3 days and the longer its sets the better it gets. All the deferent and strange ingredients get together and created a beautiful marriage of bursting flavors.

Creamy Couscous Salad with Salami and Corn

Stela Georgieva
A creamy, zippy, unexpectedly delicious couscous salad that’s packed with salami, Kalamata olives, corn, the salty and delicious baby dill pickles, and more – all tossed with a life-changing mayo and dill sauce!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 3/4 cup chicken stock or water
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet corn - cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups dill pickles - chopped to small pieces
  • 5 0z. salami or ham - chopped to small pieces
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives - halved
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • salt - to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • black pepper - to taste
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chopped dill

Instructions
 

Prepare the couscous:

  • Follow the packaged instructions to prepare the couscous.
  • In a large bowl combine couscous, Kalamata olives, corn, salami, dill pickles, fresh chopped parsley,fresh chopped dill all the seasonings and the mayo. Combine well all ingredients.
  • If necessary adjust seasonings and if needed add more mayonnaise to your taste.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Keyword Couscous, Mediterannian salad, Izraeli Couscous Salad
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