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Couscous is great for make-ahead salads like this one. Turmeric lends a golden hue to the pasta, but it can be omitted.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2004


Credit: Karry Hosford

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6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)


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  • To prepare dressing, combine first 8 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

  • To prepare salad, bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan, and gradually stir in couscous, raisins, and turmeric. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Place couscous mixture in a large bowl. Add tomato and remaining ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; stir well to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

345 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 9g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 11.2g; carbohydrates 56.2g; fiber 5.6g; cholesterol 17mg; iron 2mg; sodium 529mg; calcium 137mg.