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Couscous Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by ecoffin

Makes 5 servings



Cold couscous salad with fresh veggies.

Recipe Ingredients for Couscous salad

3/4 cups dry couscous
2 scallions, thinly sliced, including greens
2 large tomato, chopped
10 baby carrots, minced
6 tsp canola oil
2 tsp apple cider vinegar
3 tsp salt
1 3/8 c water

Recipe Directions for Couscous salad

  1. Boil 1 1/2 c. water. Add couscous to boiling water. Turn off heat. Couscous is done after about 5 minutes, or when all the water is sucked up. Cool to room temperature, toss with carrots, top with tomatoes and scallions.

  2. For a high-fat version, toss with crumbled feta cheese.

Categories

Pasta, Salads, Side Dish, American, Boil, Vegetarian, Kosher, Halal, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 201.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1419mg
59%
Potassium
282mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
25.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 68% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% 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 A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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