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Couscous Salad

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Ingredients
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt/Salt substitute To Taste
  Couscous 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped mint 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato 1 , ripped, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Green onion 1 , trimmed and chopped to make 1/4 cup
  Pignoli nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), lightly toasted (pine nuts)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a saucepan and mix water, oil, red pepper flakes and salt or salt substitute.
2) Bring them to boil on medium heat.
3) Add couscous and cover the saucepan.
4) Mix them well and remove from the heat.
5) Add the lemon juice, parsley, mint, tomato, green onion, pine nuts and pepper.
6) Mix them well.

SERVING
7) Serve the salad either chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad, Couscous
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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