Southwestern Cous Cous Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.6
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 127.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Found on BrannyBoilsOver blog; added to SparkRecipes for nutrition info. Found on BrannyBoilsOver blog; added to SparkRecipes for nutrition info.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup whole wheat couscous
    1 cup water
    1 cup black beans
    1/2 cup orange pepper
    1/2 cup red pepper
    1/2 cup yellow pepper
    2 scallions, sliced
    1 1/2 T extra virgin olive oil
    Juice from 1 lime (or 2 T lime juice)
    1/8 t cayenne pepper
    1/2 t cumin
    1/2 t chili powder
    1/2 t honey
    garnish: cheese, diced tomatoes, sour cream


Boil 1 cup water and pour over cous cous. Let sit for 10 minutes, covered. Fluff with fork. Combine oil, honey, lime juice, and spices in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Fold beans, sliced scallions, and diced bell pepper into cooled cous cous. Pour dressing over cous cous salad. Serve over a bed of greens, garnishing with shredded cheddar, diced tomatoes, and sour cream.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PAULAK01.

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