Lemon Herb Couscous Salad #healthy #salad

Lemon Herb Couscous Salad #healthy #salad

It truly doesn't get a lot fresher than this. We adore this light serving of mixed greens - With heaps of surface from fresh cucumber, sweet tomatoes, crunchy nuts, and raisins, this is absolutely one of our top choices. You can even make it early. Coincidentally, we cherish this serving of mixed greens so much we made side project utilizing orzo pasta.

Serve this plate of mixed greens warm or cold. You even swap or include your preferred new fixings. We adore fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and brilliant raisins.The base of the plate of mixed greens is made with Israeli (or pearl) couscous.

Israeli Couscous is somewhat not quite the same as what the vast majority of us consider when we hear couscous. It's in the state of little round pearls produced using semolina flour and wheat and is fundamentally the same as pasta in its surface. Indeed, you really cook it in bubbling water for around 10 minutes at that point channel. Effectively use instead of rice, or even instead of pastas in soups or plates of mixed greens.

In the event that you can't discover Israeli Couscous, you can substitute with a little pasta shape, for example, orzo or utilize normal couscous. To make the best, most delightful plate of mixed greens, add the vinaigrette to the couscous while it is still warm.

This is flavorful when consumed straight, yet you can also make the plate of mixed greens, spread it and refrigerate for as long as 4 hours. Along these lines every one of the flavors wed and blend, making for a significantly progressively delectable plate of mixed greens. In the event that you are wanting to make multi day or two early, keep the tomatoes and pecans separate until you're prepared to serve. Thusly they will stay fresh.

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Lemon Herb Couscous Salad #healthy #salad


We cherish this light couscous plate of mixed greens — it serves as a side, can be the headliner or functions admirably bested with flame broiled chicken or shrimp! So Healthy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups dried Israeli couscous, also called pearl couscous
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice, depending on taste
  • 1 medium English cucumber, diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh herbs; use any combination of fresh parsley, cilantro, basil, dill, or mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup raisins, we love golden raisins


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add couscous and cook until tender, 8-10 minutes. Drain.
  2. While the couscous cooks, in a large bowl, whisk the oil, mustard, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add the drained couscous to the dressing and mix well.
  3. Stir in the cucumber, tomato, herbs, walnuts and raisins. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and/or pepper as needed. Enjoy warm or cover then refrigerate until cool, about 1 hour.


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