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Couscous Salad

Ingredients
  Whole wheat couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cooked garbanzo beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onions 4 , sliced
  Chopped mint leaves 2 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Look Like Tiny Raisins)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tamari soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. In a medium-sized saucepan, bring the cup of water, butter and salt to a full boil. Stir in the couscous, turn off the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
2. With a fork and place the couscous in a salad bowl. Add the other ingredients, give it another good stir and you're ready to eat it .

This recipe is included in The Supernatural Kids Cookbook. To purchase this book visit: www.amazon.com.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Salad, Couscous
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Story
Easy, delicious and healthy. This makes a meal or a great side dish. And can you change it up any way you like by adding grated carrots, shredded purple cabbage or by using different kinds of beans.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1353 Calories from Fat 510

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g90.2%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 3398.7 mg141.6%

Total Carbohydrates 192 g64%

Dietary Fiber 34.6 g138.6%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 49 g97.9%

Vitamin A 71.9% Vitamin C 92.8%

Calcium 35.7% Iron 54.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Couscous Salad Recipe