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Black Bean and Organic Wheat Couscous Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean and organic wheat couscous salad recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean and organic wheat couscous salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by critterkeeper

Makes 14 servings



very heatlhy, filling, low calorie...great for get togethers. Makes a lot. Good as leftovers. Each serving is 1/2 cup.

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and organic wheat 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
1 1/2 cups black beans, drained

Recipe Directions for Black Bean and organic wheat couscous salad

  1. Bring chicken broth to a boil in a 2-quart or larger sauce pan and stir in the couscous.

  2. Cover the pot and remove from heat.

  3. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, vinegar and cumin.

  5. Add green onions, red pepper, cilantro, corn and beans, and toss to coat.

  6. Fluff the couscous well, breaking up any chunks.

  7. Add to the bowl with the vegetables and mix well.

  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve at once or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Categories

Beans, Pasta, Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish, American-Southwestern, St. Patrick's Day, Super Bowl, Thanksgiving, Advance, Chill, No Cook, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 96.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
112
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
113mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
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