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Couscous Salad

Total time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings.
For an easy couscous salad, prepare a pacakge of garlic-flavored couscous and stir in frozen stri-fry vegetables, spinach and feta cheese.


  • 1/2 (16-ounce) package frozen broccoli stir-fry vegetables
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 (10-ounce) package garlic-flavored couscous
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Caesar salad dressing, divided
  • 1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 241
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 4.5 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 10.9 g
  • carbohydrate 42.7 g
  • fiber 5.1 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 731 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine vegetables, water, and seasoning packet from couscous in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add couscous, stirring well. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1 tablespoon dressing.

  2. While couscous stands, remove and discard stems from spinach. Wash spinach, and pat dry with paper towels. Slice spinach, and place in a large bowl. Drizzle remaining 3 tablespoons dressing over spinach, and toss well.

  3. Spoon couscous mixture over spinach, and sprinkle with cheese.

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