Fruity Couscous Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 33 servings



From USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper. A guesstimate for City Market's Israeli Couscous salad. dry couscous or dry whole wheat couscous, slivered almonds, dried apricots, sweetened, dried cranberries or raisins, water or orange juice (1/2 cup per 1/3 cup dry couscous), cumin, scallions, salt, ground black pepper cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Fruity Couscous Salad

1 1/3 cups dry couscous (94185) or dry whole wheat couscous
2 cups water
2/3 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup (packed) dried apricots, chopped, check packed weight
2/3 cup sweetened, dried cranberries or raisins, microwaved in 1 cup water for 1 minute
4 tbsp water, absorbed by fruit (DO NOT ADD, check weight)
1 teaspoon cumin
3 scallions, thinly sliced with greens
1 pinch salt
1 freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Recipe Directions for Fruity Couscous Salad

Prepare couscous according to package directions. Combine all ingredients; toss. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Categories

Fruits, Nuts, Salads, Side Dish, American, Mediterranean, Fourth of July, Boil, Chill, Microwave, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 32.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
48
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.1g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
6mg
0%
Potassium
47mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
8.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
1.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* 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
95% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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