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Couscous Tabbouleh

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From EatingWell:  March/April 1996

Packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals, whole-wheat couscous is ready to eat in minutes. Make it a meal: Fill pita bread with this salad for a tasty sandwich.

8 servings, 1 cup each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Combine couscous, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Pour water over the couscous and cover. Let stand until the water has been absorbed, about 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork. Let cool completely.
  2. Chop parsley, mint and scallions in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Add them to the couscous, along with tomatoes and lemon juice. Toss to blend. Gently stir in feta, if using. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition

Per serving : 110 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 22 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 157 mg Sodium; 235 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 vegetable