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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 252.4
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 177.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Curried Couscous Salad

Submitted by: WANDERLUCK

Introduction

A spicy off the wall 'salad' with a Middle Eastern feel, this dish will wake up your tastebuds and quiet your stomach!

* If you don't have curry seasoning, make your own! Combine 1 tsp curry powder, 1/8 tsp ground ginger and 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon.
A spicy off the wall 'salad' with a Middle Eastern feel, this dish will wake up your tastebuds and quiet your stomach!

* If you don't have curry seasoning, make your own! Combine 1 tsp curry powder, 1/8 tsp ground ginger and 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 c dry couscous (yields 3 c cooked)
    1 1/4 c water
    5 tbsp lime juice
    1 can no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
    1 c carrots, sliced or julienned
    1/2 c scallions, green only, finely chopped
    1/2 c sunflower seeds (or nut[s] of choice)
    1/2 c raisins (or golden raisins, etc.)
    4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 1/4 tsp curry seasoning*

Directions

In a medium saucepan, combine water, lime juice, 2 tbsp of olive oil and curry seasoning. Bring to a boil, stir in couscous, cover and remove from heat. Let sit for 5 minutes, fluff with a fork and set aside.

Combine chickpeas, carrots, scallions, sunflower seeds, raisins and 1-2 tbsp olive oil. Mix thoroughly, add to couscous, mix again and serve warm or cold.

Makes 8 1/2 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WANDERLUCK.






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  • Hearty enough to be an entree! Substituted sliced almonds for sunflower seeds and added cayenne pepper for a little more kick. Next time might try using orange and lime juice for a little more sweetness. - 6/10/10

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