Couscous & Fruit Salad
Provided by EatingWell.com
Serves4 Prep Time 15 min. Total Time 15 min.Nutrition Profile: Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium
Try this fruit-and-nut-studded couscous salad alongside grilled salmon or chicken for supper or on its own for a fresh lunchbox treat.
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoon 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 tablespoon toasted sliced almonds, (see Tip)
Step 1Whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, shallots, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add cooked couscous, nectarines, berries and almonds; gently toss to combine.
Tip: 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.
NUTRITION INFOPer servingCalories: 259Carbohydrates: 40gFat: 9gProtein: 7gDietary Fiber: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgPotassium: 116mgSodium: 146mgExchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 2 fatCarbohydrate Servings: 2