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couscous with zaatar vinaigrette in white bowl with silverware

Vegan Couscous with Za'atar Vinaigrette and Toasted Almonds

A delicious vegan couscous with a za'atar vinaigrette, parsley and toasted almonds.

Course Side Dish
Servings 6
Calories 315 kcal
Author Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD


  • 1 box couscous about 10 ounces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon za’atar seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  1. Cook the box of couscous according to package instructions.
  2. While the couscous is cooking, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, za’atar seasoning and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat a small skillet over medium heat and add the almonds to the pan. Toast for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Add the fresh parsley and vinaigrette to the couscous and top with sliced almonds.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Couscous with Za'atar Vinaigrette and Toasted Almonds
Amount Per Serving (0.75 cup)
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 103mg4%
Potassium 155mg4%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 112IU2%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.