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Orange And Almond Couscous Salad

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Ingredients
  No added sugar apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red pepper 1⁄2 , diced
  Chopped fresh parsley 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh mint 3 Tablespoon
  Currants 2 Tablespoon
  Oranges 2 , peeled, halved and thinly sliced
  Red onion 1 Small, sliced
  Unsalted slivered almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Citrus dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warm
  Orange 1 , juiced
  Lemon/Lime 1 , juiced
  Olive oil/Hazelnut oil 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Place apple juice in a saucepan over a medium heat. Bring to the boil. Slowly stir in couscous. Remove pan from heat. Cover. Cool. Fluff up with a fork.
2. Add red pepper, parsley, mint and currants to couscous. Toss to combine. Transfer to a serving bowl. Scatter with orange slices and onion.
3. To make dressing, place orange and lemon juices and oil in a small saucepan. Place over a low heat; do not allow mixture to boil. Drizzle dressing over salad. Scatter with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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