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Couscous & Fruit Salad

CousCous Fruit Salad Recipe

Serves: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  Calories:
256
  Fat:
9 g
  Protein:
7 g
  Carbohydrate:   
40 g
  Sodium:
146 mg
  Fiber:
7 g 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous
  • 1 cup chopped nectarine
  • 1 cup mixed fresh berries, such as blueberries and raspberries 
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds (see Cooking Tips)
Directions:

  1. Whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, shallots, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add cooked couscous, nectarines, berries and almonds.
  3. Gently toss to combine.
Cooking Tips:
  • To toast sliced almonds, heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

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