This fluffy Mediterranean-style couscoussalad features dried cranberries or cherries and a secret ‘juicy’ingredient. Its 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
Makes 4 servings.
Cook’s Tip: * Toast walnuts in medium skilletover medium heat, stirring frequently, for a couple minutes.If you cant 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
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