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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.8
  • Total Fat: 13.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 74.0 mg
  • Sodium: 386.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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Couscous Salad

Submitted by: SANDRAREGINA

Introduction

A very good salad served warm or cold. Works as a main dish or as a side. This salad serves a lot, so its perfect for potlucks or a party. A very good salad served warm or cold. Works as a main dish or as a side. This salad serves a lot, so its perfect for potlucks or a party.
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    Base:
    3 cups vegetable or chicken broth
    4 large eggs, whisked
    1 package whole wheat couscous (340 grams uncooked)

    Vegetables:
    1 medium red or orange pepper, chopped
    1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
    1 cup carrots, diced
    1 cup celery, diced
    1 cup english cucumber, diced
    2 green onions or scallions, chopped
    1/4 cup sliced black olives

    Dressing:
    1/2 cup olive oil
    1 tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tbsp dried oregano, basil, thyme, and marjoram

Tips

Add your favourite vegetables; could also add a can of (drained and rinsed) chickpeas for extra protein.


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Directions

Bring the broth to a boil in a large pot. Stir in four eggs, whisked, and stir gently until cooked (like in an egg drop soup). Remove from heat. Stir in the package of couscous and let sit for five minutes.
Add the chopped vegetables and mix in.
In a shaker, combine the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and dried herbs, and shake well to combine.
Mix dressing into the salad just before serving.

Serving Size: 8-10 servings (as a meal)

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SANDRAREGINA.






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