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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 162.4
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 19.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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Couscous Salad with Apricots

Submitted by: JEREMY_PATRICIA

Introduction

Delicious and the children and adults like it - even your meat eaters will love it. Delicious and the children and adults like it - even your meat eaters will love it.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    350 grams of couscous (1 box)
    16 apricots (peeled and thinly sliced)
    1 small cucumber (peeled and diced)
    1/2 cup pine nuts (lightly toasted) *see note
    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
    1/2 cup fresh parsley (chopped) - you can also use fresh chopped mint which adds a nice flavour
    Dash of salt and pepper to taste.



Directions

Meks 8 large servings

Cook the couscous in a medium sized pot as per package instructions.

Transfer the cooked couscous to a bowl, fluff to seperate the grains and cool to room temperature.

Add all the remaining ingredients and gently toss to combine the flavours.

Cover and keep refridgerated until ready to serve.

Note: to toast the pine nuts, place in a single layer in a small baking dish. Bake, shaking the dish from time to time in a 350 degree oven for about 10 - 15 minutess until they are lightly toasted.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEREMY_PATRICIA.






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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    HOW ABOUT TRYING CANNED APRICOTS IN LIGHT SYRUP INSTEAD OF FRESH ONES IF FRESH ONES AREN'T AVAILABLE. - 3/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really, really good! My kids like it too - great for lunch boxes! I added a can of great northern beans for extra fiber and protein. - 8/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved the blend of flavours and had lots for left overs. - 6/26/08

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  • Can you freeze the leftovers? - 2/21/10

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  • Any idea what to substitute for the apricots? I want to try the recipe but apricots aren't in season now.... - 2/20/09

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