Fall is approaching… Somewhat depressing that summer really is ending… but weather in PA is so unpredictable. Case and point: my birthday is October 7th, and two years ago it was like 50 degrees and rainy, the year before that it was 80 degrees and sunny. I prefer it to be warmer so I’m making one last summer recipe in hopes of holding off the fall. Positive vibes people! I know everyone wants pumpkin this and pumpkin that but it’s not quite feeling like fall to me yet, although I’m not turning down pumpkin beer (ßsoooo good). Can you say denial? Anyways enjoy this summery salad and pretend with me that fall isn’t about to hit hard. You can add more veggies like cucumbers or bean such as cannelloni to make it more of a meal, or serve atop greens. Enjoy and keep those fingers crossed with me for more summer weather!
1 cup uncooked couscous
1/3 cup lemon juice
½ cup olive oil
2-4 garlic cloves
1 cup chopped parsley
½ cup chopped mint
1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
6-8 green onions, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Follow directions for cooking couscous and allow to cool
2. Make sure all veggies and herbs are chopped and combined.
3. Add garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste
4. Combined cooled couscous to the other ingredients
5. Mix thoroughly and serve chilled
Are you ready for fall or still hoping for a couple more weeks of summer weather?? Have you made anything pumpkin yet or like me, are waiting for slightly cooler temperatures?