Courtesy of Lois' Natural Marketplace
http://www.loisnatural.com

Golden Walnut Couscous Salad

Diet Type: Dairy Free

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  1 cup couscous
  2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
  1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced
  1/2 cup sliced radishes
  salt, to taste
  2 cups spinach leaves
 
Directions:

Heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes until walnuts are slightly toasted. Set aside and reserve.

In a covered 2 quart sauce pan over high heat, brign 1 1/4 cups water to boil. Stir in couscous and Cumin, cover pan and remove from heat. Let stand until couscous absorbs liquid, about 5 minutes. With a fork, fluff couscous. Chill 15 minutes.

Stir in juice, vinegar, bell pepper, cucumber, radishes and walnuts; season with salt. Serve on a bed of spinach.

Servings: 4

Author: Walnut Marketing Board

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 295
Calories from Fat 95
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g16%
  Saturated Fat 1g5%
  Mono Fat 2g 
Sodium 23mg1%
Total Carbs 43g14%
  Dietary Fiber 4g18%
  Sugars 0g 
Protein 9g 
Iron15%
Calcium6%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C66%
Vitamin E4%
Vitamin A22%
Selenium2%
Manganese55%
Copper20%
Zinc7%
Potassium12%
Phosphorus16%
Magnesium18%
Pantothenic acid8%
Niacin11%
Riboflavin6%
Thiamin13%
Folate18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.