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Cucumber Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Tempt your tastebuds with the bright flavors of this super simple cucumber salad recipe, with nutty couscous tossed in a punchy lemon basil dressing on top of a bed of peppery arugula. Ready in minutes and the perfect side dish for any summer meal!
Course Appetizer, Salad, Salads
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 274kcal


For The Dressing

For The Salad


  • In a small jar add the dressing ingredients, cover with a tight lid and shake vigorously. Adjust seasonings as desired and set aside.
  • Prepare couscous according to package instructions. While still warm, add ½-3/4 of the dressing and toss gently to coat.
  • Add the cucumbers, arugula, and feta to a large bowl and toss with the remaining dressing. Stir in the couscous, then divide between 6 plates and serve immediately.


Adapted from Inspired Taste


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 1mg