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Casual Patio Dinner–Chicken With Pesto Couscous Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes

  • Author: Tonja Engen


  • 1 3/4 cups Isreali couscous, cooked according to directions
  • 3/4 cup pesto
  • 4 cups shredded chicken breast (I used a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 pkg (10.5 oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 ounces smoked mozzarella, cubed
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • basil leaves


  1. Prepare couscous according to directions. Drain and rinse couscous under cold water. Transfer to a large bowl. Add pesto, chicken, tomatoes, and mozzarella. Salt and pepper to taste. Pour balsamic vinegar over salad and mix well.
  2. Sprinkle with basil leaves and serve.