Couscous Salad

recipe
Since currants are smaller than raisins, there are more of them in a cup—so with every bite, you get some of the sweetness.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 211
Fat 6.5 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Protein 7.7 g
Carbohydrate 31.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 665 mg
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fiber 3.3 g
Calcium 21 mg

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 (5.8-ounce) package olive oil and garlic-flavored couscous
1/3 cup diced carrot
1/3 cup diced radishes
1/3 cup currants
1/3 cup chopped peanuts
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup fat-free balsamic vinaigrette

Preparation

Bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous and flavoring packet. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes.

Add carrot and remaining ingredients to couscous; toss well. Serve immediately or chill thoroughly.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2004
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