Couscous, Lentil & Arugula Salad with Garlic-Dijon Vinaigrette

Number of Servings: 4 (528 G)
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Couscous, Lentil & Arugula Salad with Garlic-Dijon Vinaigrette

Lemon brightens the flavor of everything and works very nicely here with the arugula. Lentils and couscous are a filling combination that hold up well with the dressing, making this a great option for lunch.

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup whole-wheat couscous
  • 4 cups arugula or mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup French lentils, cooked and cooled
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled

    Vinaigrette:

    • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • ½ cup lemon juice
    • ½ cup red-wine vinegar
    • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • Black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a small saucepan. Add couscous, cover, remove from the heat and let stand until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  2. Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until smooth.
  3. Toss arugula with ¼ cup of the vinaigrette in a large bowl, then divide among four plates.
  4. Toss the couscous and lentils with another ¼ cup of vinaigrette; divide the mixture among the plates. Top each salad with cucumber, tomatoes and feta.
  5.  Drizzle each salad with 1 tablespoon of vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 528G

Amount per serving
Calories 545
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.5g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 530mg 22%
Potassium 895mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 18.5g 73%
Total Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 17g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 20%
Iron 30%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin E 15%
Vitamin K 70%
Thiamin 40%
Riboflavin 20%
Niacin 15%
Vitamin B6 25%
Folate 70%
Vitamin B12 6%
Biotin 2%
Chloride 15%
Pantothenate 20%
Phosphorus 40%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 30%
Zinc 25%
Selenium 10%
Copper 25%
Manganese 60%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 35%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Water, Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (filtered Water, Organic Carrots, Organic Tomatoes, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Garlic, Organic Leeks, Sea Salt, Organic Bay Leaves, Organic Parsley, Organic Thyme), Cucumber, Lentils, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Tomatoes, Arugula, Feta Cheese (milk, Salt, Enzymes, Cheese Cultures), Lemon Juice, Red Wine Vinegar, Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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