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Fruity Couscous Salad

Rated as 4.37 out of 5 Stars

"To boost flavor and nutrition, prepare the whole-grain couscous with orange juice instead of water."
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Ingredients

servings 218
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  • Copyright 2004 Jean Carper. Printed first in USA WEEKEND. All rights reserved.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 218 calories; 4.9 38 6 0 6 Full nutrition

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Excellent! I did follow the advice of other reviewers (thanks by the way) and used orange juice for the liquid in the couscous. I used 1/4 cup additional orange juice so the couscous wouldn't be...

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My husband did not like the recipe, stated it was bland. However, from other couscous recipes I should have used OJ to cook the couscous. This would have added more flavor. I thought it was j...

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Excellent! I did follow the advice of other reviewers (thanks by the way) and used orange juice for the liquid in the couscous. I used 1/4 cup additional orange juice so the couscous wouldn't be...

This an easy recipe to make ahead for a potluck or buffet. It did turn out a bit dry, so I added a little to moisten. You could probably add some fresh squeezed orange juice to moisten as well. ...

Simply delicious! Definitely prepare it using orange juice vs. water for more flavor. Like others, I cut the amount of cumin down to 1/2 tsp. and added 1/2 tsp. of curry powder. Instead of drie...

i really liked this. it did need some extra raisins and apricots though. serve it warm, and if there are leftovers, they taste even better the next day. thanks!

This is really delicious! I followed the advice of some of the other reviewers and reduced the cumin by half and used OJ instead of water. I think it might benefit from a little more moisture so...

Whole family (grandma,kids,hubby)loved this, but I did change this a bit. I used pine nuts instead of the almonds and I cooked the nuts on low heat for about 8 min. I also added a mango. I used...

A very yummy and very simple recipe. I added some diced chicken and used golden raisins instead of the cranberries. It's very easy to make your own variations to this one. I'll definitely mak...

We LOVED this! I added Craisins and raisins along with the dried apricots and almonds. I also added 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and this was an amazing salad...will definitely make again!

I thought this recipe was very good. I used orange juice instead of water to prepare the couscous and deleted the scallions. Also, I used sliced almonds instead of the slivered -- as I thought...