Rating: 3.5 stars
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You can use red or golden beets.

Ivy Manning
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2013

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Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Wrap beets in parchment paper. Microwave at HIGH until tender (about 7 minutes). Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 1-inch pieces.

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  • Bring water to a boil. Add couscous; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.

  • Combine shallots, olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Add beets and couscous. Top with almonds and mint.

Nutrition Facts

201 calories; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 1.2g; sodium 254mg.
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