Recipes and Cooking Herbed Garden Couscous 4.0 (9) Couscous, vegetables, and a host of herbs combine to make this tasty side dish recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2008 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karla Conrad Servings: 12 Yield: 12 sidedish servings Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat or plain couscous 2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium cucumber, coarsely chopped 1 medium green sweet pepper, coarsely chopped ½ cup snipped fresh chives ¼ cup snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley ¼ cup snipped fresh mint ¼ cup snipped fresh oregano ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar ⅓ cup olive oil 2 teaspoon sugar ½ cup crumbled feta cheese ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted Directions Cook couscous according to package directions. Fluff with a fork. Meanwhile, in large bowl combine tomatoes, cucumber, sweet pepper, chives, parsley, mint, and oregano. Fold in couscous. In a small bowl whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Pour over couscous mixture and toss to combine. Spoon into serving bowl or cover and chill up to 24 hours. To serve, top with feta cheese and walnuts. Makes 12 side-dish servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 196 Calories 11g Fat 21g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 196 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 6mg 2% Sodium 172mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 4g Protein 5g Vitamin C 17.1mg 86% Calcium 60.6mg 5% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 176mg 4% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.