Calico Cranberry Couscous (Taste of Home Everyday Light Meals)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 175.6
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 180.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g

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Introduction

An easy and tangy coucous side dish that can be served warm or cold. Wonderful with chicken and fish in the summertime. An easy and tangy coucous side dish that can be served warm or cold. Wonderful with chicken and fish in the summertime.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup water
    1 envelope of Herb Ox salt free Chicken seasoning and broth mix
    3/4 cup dry couscous
    1/2 cup dried cranberries
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    1/2 cup shredded carrot
    1/4 cup chopped red onion
    1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

    Dressing:
    3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
    1 tbsp. olive oil
    1 tbsp. dijon mustard
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions

Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cool.
In a serving bowl, combine the couscous, cranberries, celery, carrot, onion and pine nuts.
In a small container with a lid, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Shake well, pour over the couscous mixture and toss to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Serving Size: 6 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GARDENTEACHER.

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