Couscous Confetti Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 78.8
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 513.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 1/2 cups dry whole-wheat couscous
    2 cups boiling water
    3 - 4 green onions, finely chopped, including tops (optional)
    1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
    1 carrot, grated
    1 - 2 cup finely shredded red cabbage (nutritional info based on 1 cup)
    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


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.

Serving Size: Makes about 8 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISS871.

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