Couscous Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (141g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Couscous Salad

Couscous is a great textural element to build a salad around, providing a simple, easily dressed base that pairs flexibly with your favorite veggies and dried fruits. This side is an especially excellent option for summer cookouts.

Tip: If you don’t have currants in the cupboard, use whatever unsweetened dried fruit you have on hand. Raisins or chopped, dried apricots work beautifully.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:

    • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
    • 1 tsp. sesame oil
    • 1 tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp. curry powder

    Salad:

    • 1 cup couscous
    • ½ cup green peas
    • ½ cup shredded red cabbage
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
    • ½ red onion, finely chopped
    • ½ cup currants

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Prepare couscous according to package directions.
  3. Toss couscous with remaining salad ingredients and dressing to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 141g

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 24.4mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Potassium 195mg 4%
Vitamin A 130.9mcg 15%
Vitamin C 35.6mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 9.1mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.5mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 26.2mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 47.9mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 20%
Phosphorus 77.2mg 6%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 23.8mg 6%
Zinc 0.5mg 0%
Selenium 0.5mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 16.2mcg 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, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Red Bell Pepper, Green Peas, Carrots, Currants, Onion, Red Cabbage, Rice Vinegar, Balsamic Vinegar, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Sesame Oil, Curry Powder (spices, Turmeric, Garlic, Silicon Dioxide).

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