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This comforting couscous salad gets its pumped up flavor from fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, shallots and garlic. Part-skim mozzarella cheese can be substituted if desired.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2000

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe Summary

Yield:
5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

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  • Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cool. Add couscous and fresh basil to tomato mixture; toss gently. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 6g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 26.5g; fiber 2.1g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 308mg; calcium 99mg.
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