Rating: 4 stars 4.1
76 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 41
  • 4 star values: 18
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 4

This recipe is great hot or cold. I invented it in grad school when I had no time to cook. It's a quick and easy one dish recipe. I use it as a side dish for nice meals or a full meal for lunch. You can make it in 5 minutes or less and eat immediately. For extra protein you can add chicken breast.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the couscous and cranberries in a heatproof bowl. Pour in the boiling water, and stir with a fork. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and set aside 5 to 10 minutes.

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  • Fluff the couscous with a fork, and fold in the cucumber and feta cheese. Season to taste with balsamic vinaigrette and salt.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; protein 5.3g; carbohydrates 41.5g; fat 3.8g; cholesterol 8.4mg; sodium 170.1mg. Full Nutrition
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