Mediterranean Couscous

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High in carbs, protein and Vitamin C, this tasty meal will keep you full and energized! This meal can be made vegan or vegetarian as well. It’s a win win situation for everyone!

Prep Time: < 10 mins

Cooking Method: Dehydrating

Cooking Time: < 17 hours

Yield: 1


  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated feta cheese (approx 1/4 cup crumbled fresh) *omit if making vegan or dairy-free
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated or sundried tomatoes (approx 1/3 cup raw, diced)
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated green bell peppers (approx 1/3 cup raw, diced)
  • 2 tbsps. dehydrated red onions (approx 1/4 cup raw, diced) 
  • 1-2 tbsps dehydrated olives (optional; approx 2-4 tbsps uncooked, sliced) 
  • 1 tbsp greek seasoning (or combo of oregano, basil, parsley, dill, onion powder & garlic powder)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Crumble and spread out feta cheese in dehydrator (it’s best to use a mesh liner) and dehydrate at 135o for approx 6 hours. 
  2. Dice tomatoes, onion and green bell pepper (devein and remove seeds), and chop into approx 1/4″ thick pieces. Cut olives into 1/4″ thick slices (if not pre-cut). Spread all vegetables in dehydrator and dry at 135o for 4-8 hours. 
  3. If making your own spices, remove thick stems and dehydrate at 95o for 2-3 hours. Once dry, crumble. 
  4. Combine all ingredients into a sealable container

Voilà! Your mediterranean couscous is ready to go! (see how to rehydrate below)


  • Feel free to use original or flavoured couscous 
  • Learn more about dehydrating from our Dehydrating 101 post

How to "rehydrate" before consuming:

  1. Add 3/4 cup boiling water
  2. Stir
  3. Let sit for approx. 10 mins
  4. Stir & enjoy

Rehydrating Tips:

  • Use a container with a lid to contain as much heat as possible… Have a packable insulated container? Even better. 
  • After soak time is finished, add more hot water if you find the meal dry or crunchy. 

*Nutrition information is estimated using an online nutrition calculator. Actual nutrition facts may vary.

Per Serving:

Calories: 500 kcal  Protein: 21g  Carbs: 76g  Fat: 12g Fibre: 4g

 Sugar: 9.5g  Sodium: 581mg  Saturated Fat: 6g  Cholesterol: 33mg 

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