Couscous-and-Garbanzo Salad



Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes


1 (14 1/2-oz.) can chicken broth
1 cup uncooked couscous
1 (15-oz.) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
4 green onion tops, sliced
3 carrots, shredded
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
Shredded lettuce or cabbage
1 (4-oz.) package crumbled feta cheese (optional)


1. Bring chicken broth to a boil in a saucepan; add 1 cup couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes.

2. Toss together couscous, beans, and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with Mint Vinaigrette, gently tossing to coat. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve over shredded lettuce, and, if desired, sprinkle with feta just before serving.

July 2006
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