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Couscous Confetti Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by sh0tzz99

Makes 8 servings



from nutritionmd.org. Modified to remove bell pepper and onion, because I don't like them.

Recipe Ingredients for Couscous Confetti Salad

1 1/2 cups dry whole-wheat couscous
2 cups boiling water
1 carrot, grated
1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Recipe Directions for Couscous Confetti Salad

  1. In a large bowl, combine couscous and boiling water. Stir to mix, then cover and let stand until all the water has been absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  2. Add carrot, cabbage, parsley, and raisins or apricots.

  3. In a small bowl mix lemon juice, vinegar, oil, curry powder, and salt. Add to salad and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Categories

Main Dish, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 146.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
178
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
483mg
20%
Potassium
205mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
35.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
6.9g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* 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
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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