Harissa Couscous Tuna Salad

This healthy bowl starts with pantry staples like chickpeas, pearl couscous, red bell peppers and Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil. Toss with a harissa dressing for a quick lunch or dinner.

17 Minutes Total Time

4 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons harissa paste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup pearl couscous
  • 15 oz. can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 roasted red bell peppers from a jar, drained and chopped
  • 2 – 5 oz. cans Genova Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil, drained
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, harissa, lemon juice, cumin and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Cook the couscous in a medium saucepan of boiling water until al dente, about 10-12 minutes. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.
  3. Add the chickpeas, roasted red bell pepper, Genova Yellowfin Tuna and cilantro. Pour the harissa mixture over, toss gently and serve.


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