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Zucchini-Couscous Salad

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 2
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Looking for a light lunch for two? Check out this colorful zucchini and couscous salad.

Ingredients

1/2
cup chicken broth
1/4
cup uncooked couscous
1/2
zucchini, shredded
1/4
cup chopped green, red or yellow bell pepper
2
tablespoons white vinegar or white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried savory leaves
1
teaspoon sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon sugar
Lettuce leaves, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat broth to boiling in 1-quart saucepan; remove from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Mix couscous, zucchini and bell pepper in medium glass or plastic bowl. Shake remaining ingredients except lettuce leaves in tightly covered container. Pour over couscous mixture; stir to coat.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve on lettuce leaves.

Expert Tips

This salad makes a great light lunch or side dish. For a more substantial main course salad, add grilled chicken or shrimp.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
260mg
Total Carbohydrate
21g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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