Try this refreshing grain salad as an accompaniment to grilled chicken or fish. Chilled, it's also great for picnics. Look for whole-wheat couscous in the natural-foods section of supermarkets or in specialty stores. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1995

EatingWell Test Kitchen


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together couscous, orange juice concentrate, oil, mustard, thyme, orange zest and salt in a large bowl. Stir in boiling water, cover and set aside until the liquid has been absorbed, about 5 minutes.

  • Fluff the couscous with a fork. Add parsley, scallions, olives, diced orange and lemon juice; toss to blend. Season with pepper.


Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; 7.8 g total fat; 0.9 g saturated fat; 359 mg sodium. 194 mg potassium; 53.8 g carbohydrates; 8.4 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 9.1 g protein; 1029 IU vitamin a iu; 44 mg vitamin c; 36 mcg folate; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 14 mg magnesium;