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Whole-Wheat Couscous Salad

Whole-Wheat Couscous SaladFresh lemon juice adds zest to this healthy, easy to prepare whole-wheat couscous salad. Just 90 calories per serving.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup water
1 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
3/4 cup whole-wheat couscous
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup halved cherry or pear tomatoes
1/4 cup sliced and quartered cucumber
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley and/or sliced green onion
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water and bouillon in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; remove from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
  2. Transfer couscous to medium bowl; stir in lemon juice and oil. Add tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, parsley and black pepper; toss lightly. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 90; Calories from Fat: 25; Total Fat: 2.5 g; Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 170 mg; Carbohydrates: 14 g; Dietary Fiber: 2 g; Sugars: 1 g; Protein: 3 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.