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Black Bean and Couscous Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean and Couscous Salad recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean and Couscous Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by arkeeangel

Makes 8 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Couscous Salad

1 cup uncooked couscous
1 1/4 cups chicken broth
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
8 green onions, chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
30 ounce black beans, drained
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Black Bean and Couscous Salad

  1. Bring chicken broth to a boil in a 2 quart or larger sauce pan and stir in the couscous. Cover the pot and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, vinegar and cumin. Add green onions, red pepper, cilantro, corn and beans and toss to coat.

  3. Fluff the couscous well, breaking up any chunks. Add to the bowl with the vegetables and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve at once or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 226.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
522
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
131mg
5%
Potassium
1775mg
51%
Total Carbohydrates
89.6g
30%
Dietary Fiber
18.5g
74%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
27.5g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 15% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
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