Makes 3-4 servings
Use this recipe as a guide and add whatever vegetables and fruits you have on hand. Top with any fresh herbs or nuts. Feel free to substitute cooked rice for the couscous.
1 cup uncooked couscous
¼ cup onion, diced
1 cup fruit, diced (suggestions: apples, pears, plums, blueberries)
1 cup vegetables, diced (suggestions: celery, cucumbers, corn, zucchini)
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
¼ cup olive or canola oil
¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper
1. Bring 1 ½ cups water to boil. Add couscous, cover with a lid and remove from the heat. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
2. After 5 minutes, fluff with a fork. Combine dressing ingredients. Add onion, fruits, and vegetables of choice to the couscous and pour over the dressing. Mix together and season to taste with salt and pepper.