Couscous Salad

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Couscous Salad
 
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Couscous salad is often mistaken for rice but is actually a form of semolina originating from North Africa. It can be used in salads or as a side dish with chicken or fish. Not only is couscous more flavourful than rice, but it takes a shorter amount of time to cook.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Servings: 6
Ingredients:
  • 420mL water
  • 180g dry couscous
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 75g carrots, grated
  • 60g red onion, minced
  • 90g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 55g low-fat feta cheese, cubed
Directions:
  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium-sized saucepan. Add couscous. Reduce heat and cook covered for 10 to 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Transfer couscous to a large bowl. Add green pepper, carrots, red onion and cherry tomatoes. Mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, olive oil, pepper and salt.
  4. Pour over couscous mixture.
  5. Serve topped with feta cheese.
Nutritional Facts Per Serving
Calories: 196 Fat: 8g (72 cal) Carbs: 25g (100 cal) Protein: 6g (24 cal)
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