This winter salad super easy to prepare, nutritious and delicious dish. Perfect to have for lunch or dinner or take to work in tupperware. You can prepare it as a main or as a side dish!

Winter Salad [Vegan]








  • 1 cup cooked couscous (will be 1/2 cup couscous without cooking)
  • 1 + 1/2 or 2 cups of cooked peas
  • 2 handfuls of arugula/rocket
  • 1 handful of fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of well chopped mint (optional)
  • 16 black olives
  • 1 handful of pumpkin seeds
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the couscous following the instructions from the package. Once it is done, put it in a bowl with the peas, arugula, pumpkin seeds and olives.
  2. Chop the mint and parsley and add to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Finally add the olive oil, lemon juice, dried basil, freshly ground pepper and salt and stir everything well. So easy and so delicious!

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving: Calories: 491 | Carbs: 44 g | Fat: 28 g | Protein: 19 g | Sodium: 382 mg | Sugar: 8 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.