Mediterranean Couscous Salad With Pine Nuts

Mediterranean Couscous Salad With Pine Nuts
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This couscous is flavored with an olive oil and lemon dressing. For Mediterranean flavor, add red peppers and pine nuts.
15 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Couscous

1 1/2 cups
water
1 cup
uncooked couscous

Dressing

3 tablespoons
lemon juice
1 tablespoon
olive oil
1 tablespoon
cider vinegar
2 teaspoons
honey

Salad

3 cups
fresh baby spinach leaves*, washed, stems removed
1/3 cup
chopped roasted red bell pepper
4 ounces (3/4 cup)
feta cheese, crumbled
3 tablespoons
toasted pine nuts
 
*Substitute 3 cups fresh spinach leaves, washed, stems removed, torn.

Directions

  1. Heat water in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until water comes to a boil (3-4 minutes). Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Pour into large bowl; chill 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar and honey in small bowl.
  3. Add dressing and all salad ingredients to couscous; toss lightly. Serve immediately or refrigerate 1-2 hours.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
210
Cholesterol
0mg
Carbohydrates
28g
Protein
9g
Fat
7g
Sodium
360mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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Recipe Comments and Reviews

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Everybody loves this salad. It's always a big hit.

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This dish is very is to make and has a very light flavor, very good side dish.

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