Couscous Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.7
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.0 mg
  • Sodium: 200.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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This recipe made me like couscous... This recipe made me like couscous...
Number of Servings: 5


    1 cup dry couscous
    1 cup chicken broth

    1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    1/3 cup Sweet Onion - finely chopped
    2 cloves Garlic - minced

    1/4 cup of Olive Oil (minus one tablespoon)
    1/2 cup Tomatoes (seeded and finely chopped)
    1/3 cup Sweet Red Pepper - finely chopped
    1/3 cup Seedless Cucumber with skin - finely chopped
    1 tablespoon lemon juice


Prepare dry couscous according to package directions except use chicken broth instead of water. Transfer couscous to bowl after cooking. Cool in bowl for 10 minutes.

Remove 1 tablespoon of olive oil from 1/4 cup measured. Add tablespoon of oil to skillet at medium heat. Add onions and garlic. cook until onions turn yellow. Remove from heat.

Stir remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil to cooled couscous. Add onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, and cucumber - one at a time - stirring well. Sprinkle lemon juice throughout mixture while stirring.

Feel free to add slightly more or less of the veggies or add some of your favorites. The amount of lemon juice can be increase slightly to taste.

Serving Size: Makes 4 - 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RALYSSASMOM.

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