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Cranberry Couscous Salad

Posted in : Salads on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

1 cup water3/4 cup uncooked couscous3/4 cup dried cranberries1/2 cup chopped carrots1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions3 tbs balsamic vinegar1 tbs olive or canola oil2 tsp Dijon mustard1/2 tsp salt1/8 tsp pepper1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Instructions:

In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Cool for 10 minutes.
In a bowl, combine the couscous, cranberries, carrots, cucumber and green onions. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over couscous mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, stir in almonds.