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Couscous Salad with Dried Cherries




Difficulty:Easy
Prep Time:15 Minutes
Cook Time:10 Minutes
Serves:4

Nutritional Information

Couscous salad is a versatile and tasty accompaniment.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water OR
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 1/4 cups quick-cooking couscous, uncooked
  • 1 cups dried tart cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped unpeeled cucumber
  • 3/4 cups sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cups toasted pine nuts or slivered almonds (opt
  • 9.0 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3.0 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3.0 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • 1. Bring water or broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Uncover; let cool 10 minutes.
  • 2. Put cooked couscous, dried cherries, carrots, cucumber, green onions and pine nuts in a large bowl; mix well. Combine vinegar, olive oil and mustard in a small container; mix well. Pour over couscous mixture; stir to coat all ingredients. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
  • 3. Description:
  • 4. "This Middle Eastern favorite makes a taste-tempting salad."
  • 5. Cuisine:
  • 6. "Middle Eastern"
  • 7. Source:
  • 8. "Cherry Marketing Institute"
  • 9. S(Internet address):
  • 10. "http://www.cherrymkt.org/index.html"
  • 11. Yield:
  • 12. "4 cups"

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