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Israeli Couscous Salad

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  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yam 1 Small (peeled and cubed)
  Cranberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh mint 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon

1. In a saucepan, bring water to boil and add couscous and yam. Let it simmer.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine couscous,yam, dried cranberries, mint, pine nuts, lemon juice and olive oil.

3. Serve it with soft drink.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
When you have less than an hour to prepare a meal for half a dozen guests, what will you make? Weelicious host has a great idea and a delicious meal recipe that is quick to make and inexpensive. Its Moroccan Israeli couscous salad using a lot of Mediterranean ingredients like olive oil, pine nuts and fresh mint leaves finely chopped for that authentic flavor. It takes 12 minutes of cooking and a few stirs in a salad bowl to make this salad. She is making a vegan Israeli couscous salad but you are free to ad

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 212 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.2%

Saturated Fat 0.67 g3.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 168 mg7%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 5 g10.5%

Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 12.5%

Calcium 2% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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