Pam's Couscous Salad

Ready in 30 minutes

This makes a large salad, great to take along for a pot luck or picnic!

"I loved this recipe! I shared it family and friends, and they were blown away. I altered it slightly (to my taste), by leaving out dates and cilantro. I also added a bit of feta cheese for more protein."

- Leighchmilar

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Ingredients

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2 cups chicken broth; (1 14+ ounce can and maybe a splash of water to make it close to
1 1/2 cups whole wheat couscous
1 cup Dried cranberries
1/2 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
6 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
2 teaspoons Ground cardamom
2 teaspoons Curry powder
1 16-oz can garbanzo beans; (chickpeas), drained
1 cup dates; chopped pitted
1/2 cup fresh cilantro; minced
1/2 cup green onions; (approx 7) minced
1 bunch grape tomatoes; cut in half

Original recipe makes 0

 

Preparation

Bring broth to a boil. Add couscous and dried cranberries; stir. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Transfer to large bowl to cool.

Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, cardamom and curry powder to blend in small bowl. Drizzle over couscous.

Mix in garbanzo beans, dates, cilantro, and green onions. Let stand at room temperature at least 1 hour and up to 2 hours.

Stir in grape tomatoes just before serving.

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I loved this recipe! I shared it family and friends, and they were blown away. I altered it slightly (to my taste), by leaving out dates and cilantro. I also added a bit of feta cheese for more protein.
Leighchmilar 4 years ago
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twojocks 5 years ago
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