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Mediterranean Couscous Salad recipe

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

This fluffy Mediterranean-style couscoussalad features dried cranberries or cherries and a secret ‘juicy’ingredient. It’s a nutritious addition to any picnic spreador summer meal. Toasting the nuts will add great flavor dimensionsto this beautiful dish.

Recipe: Mediterranean CouscousSalad

1 (5.7-ounce) box Mediterranean Curryinstant couscous mix3/4 cup dried cranberries or cherries1/3 cup Apple NESTL ® JUICYJUICE® All Natural 100% Juice1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pine nuts,toasted*3 green onions, sliced1 to 2 tablespoons extra virgin oliveoil2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsleyor cilantro2 tablespoons fresh lemon juiceFreshly ground pepper

  • Place couscous with seasoning packet andcranberries in large bowl; pour boiling water (amount calledfor on box) over couscous. Stir in Juicy Juice. Cover with plasticwrap; let stand for about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.Fluff with fork.
  • Add nuts, green onions, oil, parsley andlemon juice; stir well. Season with pepper. Best served at roomtemperature.

    Makes 4 servings.

    Cook’s Tip: * Toast walnuts in medium skilletover medium heat, stirring frequently, for a couple minutes.If you can’t find Mediterranean couscous, use 3/4 cup whole-wheatcouscous and add 1 tablespoon ground curry powder, 1 teaspoonsalt and 1 teaspoon granulated sugar.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4of recipe): Calories: 350 Calories from Fat: 120 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 360 mg Carbohydrates:53 g Dietary Fiber: 5 g Sugars: 19 g Protein: 10 g

    Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and, used with permission.

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    Note-this recipe makes a large salad. You can cut the recipe in half if you need to. This salad can be made in advance and will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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