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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 korrycastillo

Makes 3 servings



This is a great salad for a buffet, with interesting textures and southwest flavors combined in one delicious salad. Leftovers store well refrigerated for several days.

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Couscous Salad

1/2 cup uncooked couscous
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 T chicken broth
1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
4 green onions, chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
15 ounce black beans, drained

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

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 320.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
702
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.6g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
175mg
7%
Potassium
2405mg
69%
Total Carbohydrates
120.6g
40%
Dietary Fiber
25.0g
100%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
36.8g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 95%
Calcium 20% Iron 46%
* 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
  • High in vitamin C
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