A fresh and light Mediterranean salad, perfect on its own or as a side dish to serve with chicken and fish. Cook your couscous in your Instant Pot®; it will only take a few minutes to make!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
25 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Heat olive oil; add couscous and mung beans. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth and 1 teaspoon salt. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 10 minutes and then quick-release the remaining pressure, about 5 minutes more. Unlock and remove lid. Fluff couscous with a fork. Let sit until cool, about 10 minutes.

  • Combine couscous, mung beans, cucumber, tomatoes, lemon juice, and cilantro in a bowl. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

533 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 95.9g; fat 8.5g; sodium 1647.7mg. Full Nutrition
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