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Curried Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries recipe? Learn how to make Curried Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hisjpm

Makes 8 servings



The flavors of this salad meld as it chills. It makes a great portable lunch.

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries


Salad:
1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
2 cups water
1/4 cup green onions
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
15 1/2 ounces chickpeas, cooked, boiled, with salt

Dressing:
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 garlic cloves, crushed

Recipe Directions for Curried Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries

  1. To prepare salad, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Pour 2 cups boiling water over the couscous mixture; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cool. Stir in onions, basil, and chickpeas.

  2. To prepare dressing, combine lemon juice and the remaining ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Pour over couscous mixture, and toss well to combine. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
373
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
165mg
7%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
64.6g
22%
Dietary Fiber
12.9g
52%
Sugars
7.7g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 8% Iron 23%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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