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Moroccan Couscous Salad

Diet Type: Dairy Free

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  1 cup coarsely chopped dried plums
  1 teaspoon Curry powder
  1 cup dry Whole Wheat Couscous
  1/2 cup chopped green onions
  1/4 cup olive oil
  1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  1/4 teaspoon salt
  1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken or tofu
  2/3 cup chopped tomato
  1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted (optional)
 
Directions:

In medium saucepan, combine chicken broth, dried plums and Curry powder; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in couscous and green onions. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; allow to cool. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; add to couscous, tossing to coat. Stir in chicken and tomato. Just before serving, stir in almonds, if desired. Tip: To toast almonds, arrange in even layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree F oven 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned.

Servings: 6

Author: California Dried Plum Board

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 333
Calories from Fat 100
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g17%
  Saturated Fat 2g8%
  Mono Fat 7g 
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 355mg15%
Total Carbs 43g14%
  Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Protein 17g 
Iron13%
Calcium4%
Vitamin C7%
Vitamin E8%
Vitamin A7%
Vitamin B-123%
Vitamin B-615%
Pantothenic acid9%
Niacin37%
Riboflavin6%
Thiamin7%
Folate5%
Selenium19%
Manganese20%
Copper15%
Zinc6%
Potassium14%
Phosphorus18%
Magnesium11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.