Couscous Confetti Salad

by | Jan 21, 2013 | Blog, Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

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.

Ingredients                 

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)

Dressing:
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
¼ cup olive or canola oil
¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper

Directions

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.

Written by hungerintervention

January 21, 2013

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