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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 172.6
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 4.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g

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Black Bean and Couscous Salad

Submitted by: KRISTINKIRK
Black Bean and Couscous Salad

Introduction

"This is a great salad for a buffet, with interesting textures and southwest flavors combined in one delicious salad. Leftovers store well refrigerated for several days." - From AllRecipes.com

"This is a great salad for a buffet, with interesting textures and southwest flavors combined in one delicious salad. Leftovers store well refrigerated for several days." - From AllRecipes.com


Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup uncooked couscous
    1 1/4 cups water
    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    8 green onions, chopped
    1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
    2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Bring water to a boil in a 2 quart or larger sauce pan and stir in the couscous. Cover the pot and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, vinegar and cumin. Add green onions, red pepper, cilantro, corn and beans and toss to coat.
Fluff the couscous well, breaking up any chunks. Add to the bowl with the vegetables and mix well.

Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve at once or refrigerate until ready to serve.


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRISTINKIRK.






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  • This recipe was quite bland. I livened it up with some soy sauce and it was very good. My son liked it better with ketchup. - 10/11/11

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  • I also found this recipe on Allrecipes.com a while ago, and absolutely love it! It is just so fresh and flavorful. I made it for a luncheon we had at work once, and everyone just had to have the recipe. This is definitely a keeper in my cookbook! - 5/15/11

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  • I love this! I have some Israeli couscous and it will be great for this! Can't wait! I have another recipe for couscous salad...I'll have to find it and post it! My husband isn't wild about it, but I have a work friend who loves it and turned me on to it! It really helps to cool my cravings - 12/18/10

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