Couscous Confetti Salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.4
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 458.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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Introduction

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Recipe from 21 day vegan kickstart
Couscous is pasta from northern Africa that cooks almost instantly and makes a beautiful and flavorful salad. Whole-wheat couscous is sold in natural food stores and some supermarkets.

http://www.nutritionmd.org/recipes/view.ht
ml?recipe_id=189
Recipe from 21 day vegan kickstart
Couscous is pasta from northern Africa that cooks almost instantly and makes a beautiful and flavorful salad. Whole-wheat couscous is sold in natural food stores and some supermarkets.


Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups dry whole-wheat couscous
    2 cups boiling water
    3 - 4 green onions, finely chopped, including tops
    1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
    1 carrot, grated
    1 - 2 cup finely shredded red cabbage
    1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
    1/2 cup golden raisins or chopped dried apricots
    1 juice of 1 lemon
    1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 teaspoon curry powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt



Directions

In a large bowl, combine couscous and boiling water. Stir to mix, then cover and let stand until all the water has been absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Add green onions, bell pepper, carrot, cabbage, parsley, and raisins or apricots.

In a small bowl mix lemon juice, vinegar, oil, curry powder, and salt. Add to salad and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


Makes about 8 1-cup servings





Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAROLWARD99.

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