Cous Cous Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 79.9
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.4 mg
  • Sodium: 185.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Number of Servings: 15


    1 Cup Lite Salad Dressing (I used Kroger)
    1/2 Cup plain yogurt
    2 tsp. Cumin
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1 tsp. pepper (or less, to taste)
    1 Cup Whole Wheat Couscous
    2 Cups Water
    2 red onion, chopped
    2 red bell pepper, chopped
    2/3 cup parsley, chopped


1. In a medium bowl, blend creamy salad dressing, yogurt, cumin, salt and pepper. Cover, and place in the refrigerator 1 hour, or until chilled.
2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in couscous, and coat with butter. Stir in water, reduce heat, and a simmer, covered, until all water is absorbed, about 5-10 minutes.
3. Mix couscous, red onion, red bell pepper, parsley, raisins, almonds and chickpeas into the creamy salad dressing mixture. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEVROB.