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Couscous Salad

SOBRE DULCE Y SALADO
11Ingredients
30Minutes
630Calories
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Description

For a light and healthy meal you need look no further than this recipe for Couscous Salad. Roasted peanuts and lightly sauteed cherry tomatoes and zucchini add a burst of rich and bright flavor to this fluffy Couscous Salad. Toasted peanuts add a nutty crunch to each spoonful and fresh basil lends its herby flavor in addition to the light tang of lemon. Ready in less than an hour, this Couscous Salad makes a great lunch or dinner entree or can be a great side to accompany grilled meat.

Ingredients

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  • 100 grams couscous
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 200 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 zucchini (diced)
  • 100 grams peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • sugar
  • 3 leaves fresh basil (minced)
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • olive oil
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    Directions

    1. Heat the broth and pour over the couscous in a bowl. Add the lemon zest and rind, salt, pepper, and a few drops of oil. Cover and set aside for 15 minutes.
    2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet and saute the cherry tomatoes and zucchini until the tomatoes burst open. Add the vinegar and a generous pinch of sugar. Set aside to cool.
    3. Toast the peanuts in a skillet.
    4. Add the tomato mixture to the couscous along with the peanuts and basil.
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    NutritionView More

    630Calories
    Sodium20% DV490mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein41% DV21g
    Carbs22% DV65g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories630Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium490mg20%
    Potassium780mg22%
    Protein21g41%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate65g22%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Sugars17g34%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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