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I adapted this recipe from http://lowfatcooking.about.com/od/salad1/r/couscoussalad.htm. I used Near East brand couscous in Garlic & Olive Oil flavor; if you use plain couscous, you might want to add a tablespoon of crushed garlic to the dressing.




Couscous salad

POINTS® values per serving | 3

Servings | 6

Light Meals | Six one-cup servings




3 cup cooked couscous

1 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained

1 cup tomato(es)

1 cup cucumber(s)

3 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tsp olive oil




Prepare couscous according to package directions, omitting oil/butter. Let cool. Peel, seed and chop cucumber. Chop tomato and cilantro. Mix vegetables, garbanzo beans, cilantro and cooled couscous in a large bowl. Whisk together lime juice and olive oil. Pour over couscous mixture and mix well. Chill for at least 2 hours.

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Started WW - Jan 2008



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