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Refreshing Summertime Lemon Couscous Salad

Lemon Couscous Salad







Lemon Couscous Salad

(Makes 4 servings)

This is a great summer salad that’s light in calories, saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol.




1 1/2 cups couscous
2 cups water

1 spray olive oil cooking spray

1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 lemon, zest and juice



1) Combine couscous and water in small sauce pan; cover and cook for 5 minutes or until water evaporates and couscous is tender.

2) Lightly spray top of couscous with olive oil cooking spray and toss with remainder of ingredients.

3) Chill before serving.


Nutritional Analysis:

(per serving)

Calories: 256

Total Fat: 1g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 14 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 53g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Sugars: 1g

Protein: 9g

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