Chicken Piccata is right now one of my favorite ways to prepare chicken. I usually prepare a Rice Pilaf  but wanted a change. I haven’t had Couscous in a while so I decided to have it but not my usually way which is cooked in a broth with spices. It was time for a change so I decided to make a Wheat Salad. It is so easy to prepare and was a nice summer starch for the chicken and I have tomatoes, cucumber and zucchini in the garden.  The variations you can make so this salad is endless. Add ingredients as you like or have on hand and let you  imagination go. This would make a great lunch box food to have in your fridge. I stayed with the typical lemon and olive oil and would had added fresh basil but did not want to go out in the heat. Yes, I know lazy.


1 box plain couscous , cooked as directions with black pepper and then cooled in refrigerator
1 medium cucumber, halved, and sliced thin
1 tomato chopped or small tomatoes
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 lemon, juiced


In a large bowl mixed the cooled couscous oil and lemon juice. Place in serving container and top with the feta and vegetables. Serve.