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

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30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; protein 9.1g; carbohydrates 53.8g; dietary fiber 8.4g; sugars 5.7g; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 0.9g; vitamin a iu 1029IU; vitamin c 44.5mg; folate 36.3mcg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 0.9mg; magnesium 14.4mg; potassium 194.3mg; sodium 358.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

2 starch
1 fat (mono)

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