Salmon Cucumber Couscous

Prep Time5 min
Time to Table5 min

This Mediterranean-style salmon recipe is a quick ‘Take 5’ recipe that will fill you up like a main meal.


1 cup (250 mL) couscous, uncooked
1 can (150 g or 142 g) Clover Leaf Skinless Boneless Pink Salmon, drained
1 cup (250 mL) cucumber, diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup (50 mL) low calorie Herb n' Garlic vinaigrette


  1.  In a medium bowl, combine the dried couscous with 1¼ cups boiling water.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap for 4 minutes. Peel the plastic wrap away and with a fork, stir the couscous.
  3. Add the salmon, vinaigrette, diced cucumber and pepper.
  4. Toss together and serve on its own, garnished with cucumber round slices or in an iceberg lettuce cup, if desired.
  • Skinless Boneless Sockeye Salmon works well with this recipe, too.


per serving
% Daily
Fat10 g15%
Saturated Fat2 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans10%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates2.5 g
Cholesterol40 mg
Sodium670 mg28%
Carbohydrate78 g26%
Fibre4 g16%
Sugar5 g
Protein29 g
Vitamin A15%
Vitamin C80%

Claims per serving

Low in Saturated Fat Trans Fat Free
High Source of Fibre Excellent Source of Protein
Good Source of Vitamin A Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Good Source of Iron Source of omega-3

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