Skip the plain green salad and serve a first course that's loaded with fresh flavor. The creamy goat cheese adds just the right punch of richness.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2000

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Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim base from fennel bulb; cut bulb into thin strips, reserving fronds for garnish, if desired.

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  • Whisk together olive oil and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add fennel strips, bell pepper, olives, and green onions, tossing to coat. Add couscous, and toss lightly.

  • Arrange lettuce on 6 plates. Top with couscous mixture. Sprinkle with goat cheese, and garnish with fennel fronds, if desired.

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