Quick Edge Couscous

Quick Edge Couscous

Easy and quick to make, this couscous salad is the perfect snack before physical activity.

1 serving
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 2 min

Standing 5 min

400 calories per serving 


1/4 cup couscous, whole wheat, whole wheat   40 g
1 tsp chicken stock powder   7 g
2 tbsp evaporated milk powder   14 g
7 dried apricots   5 tbsp
3 tbsp slivered almonds   12 g
1/4 cup water   65 mL


At Home:

  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients and transfer to a plastic bag.

At the Rink:

  1. Transfer dry mix to a bowl or microwavable container. Add water and microwave on "High" for 1 min. The time will vary depending on your microwave and bowl, so you may need some trial-and-error testing to figure out how long it takes. Alternatively, add boiling water to the dry mixture.
  2. Let the couscous sit for 5 min then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (210g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




7 g

10 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %


5 mg


220 mg

9 %


75 g

25 %


8 g

31 %


36 g


14 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

35 %


20 %


20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives: ½ serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat
Source of :
Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Calcium, Copper, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Magnesium, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Diet-related health claims :
Bone-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Snacks | Bone-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Calcium | High Fibre | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Microwave

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