Couscous Tabbouleh Salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 199.5
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 325.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Introduction

This variation of the traditional Middle Eastern dish, replaces cracked (bulgur) wheat with whole-wheat couscous. This variation of the traditional Middle Eastern dish, replaces cracked (bulgur) wheat with whole-wheat couscous.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups water
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1/2 tsp salt (optional)
    1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
    1 large tomato, diced
    1/4 cup diced scallions (green onions)
    1 cup fresh parsley
    2 tbsp fresh mint
    1/4 cup lemon juice

Directions

In saucepan, bring water, olive oil and salt to a boil.
Add couscous, cover, and remove from heat.
Let stand for 15-20 minutes while preparing remaining ingredients.
Chop tomato, scallions, parsley and mint. Place in medium mixing bowl. Toss in cooked couscous and lemon juice.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
Serve cold with pita chips, or stuff pitas to make light and tasty sandwiches.

Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRYSTLASPN.

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  • This looks delicious. What is the serving size - 1/2 cup, 1 cup? - 9/3/12

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  • Good
    I would halve the amount of couscous in this so the herbs and vegetables stand out more. (And the calories would be reduced as well!) - 8/19/07

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  • Good
    Not as good as regular Tabbouleh - 8/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    vey good and nice flavor I like it with turkey I roll this in a slice of turlkey mmmmm - 3/14/07

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