A versatile salad that can be served either as a starter or at the end of a meal, replacing a dessert.
|1/2 cup||couscous, whole wheat||80 g|
|2 tbsp||lemon juice, freshly squeezed||3/4 lemon|
|1/2 tbsp||canola oil||8 mL|
|1/2 tbsp||balsamic vinegar||8 mL|
|1/2 cup||blackberries||60 g|
|2 tbsp||fresh mint||6 g|
|ground pepper to taste [optional]|
- Cook the couscous. Let the couscous swell 2 min.
- Press the lemons and half of the oranges, then pour the juice into a small bowl. Stir in the oil and balsamic vinegar. Mix well, then pour the dressing over the couscous and toss gently. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for about 1 h.
- Peel the remaining oranges and separate the segments. Peel the kiwis and cut them into lengthwise wedges. Wash the blackberries. Chop the mint, keeping a few whole leaves for decoration. Add the fruits and mint to the couscous just before serving. Toss gently, season with salt and pepper, then garnish with a few mint leaves and serve.
Nutrition Facts Table
per 1 Serving (260g)
% Daily Value
Servings of Canada's Food Guide1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
|Vegetables and Fruits :||2||servings|
|Grain Products :||1 ¼||servings|
|Milk and Alternatives :||0||serving|
|Meat and Alternatives :||0||serving|
ClaimsThis recipe is :
- Free :
- Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
- Low :
- Saturated Fat, Sodium
- Source of :
- Calcium, Copper, Iron, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
- Good source of :
- Magnesium, Niacin, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E
- Excellent source of :
- Fibre, Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
- Diet-related health claims :
- Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
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CharlieTrotterfebruary 02, 2010 | I would make this recipe again
Easy, quick, and yummi.