Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad
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Serves: 4
 

Light, refreshing, but filling salad with couscous, beans and veggies salad. Makes a great side dish or light meal. Easy prep.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup couscous
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Northern white beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup baby carrots, chopped
  • 1-2 celery stalks, chopped
  • Handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar

Instructions
  1. Cook couscous according to package.
  2. Chop carrots, celery and parsley in a food processor (as food processors tend to work better than hand choppers).
  3. Mix couscous with raisins, beans, and vegetable mixture in a large bowl. Add salt and pepper, stir.
  4. Drizzle olive oil and vinegar on top of mixture and stir.
  5. Top with chopped walnuts.
  6. Chill for 2 hours before serving.

 

 

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