Chilled Couscous Salad with Mango (#2219)

Serves
Ready
4
20
Minutes
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
0
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Categories
Salads Side Vegetarian Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Water
  • 2/3 cup Couscous whole-wheat, cooked
  • 1 Tbsp Tahini (Sesame Paste)
  • 2 tablespoons Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Yogurt low fat, or vegan yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin ground
  • 1 pinch Ginger ground
  • 1/2 cup Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) cooked, thoroughly rinsed if canned
  • 1 large Mangos peeled, diced
  • 1/4 cup Seedless Raisins golden
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro fresh, minced
  • 1/2 cup Assorted Fruits dried

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Stir in couscous, return to a boil, cover and turn off heat.
  3. Let sit (without lifting the lid) until the water has been absorbed.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together tahini and orange juice to make a smooth paste.
  5. Place yogurt in a large mixing bowl and whisk until light and smooth.
  6. Whisk in tahii mixture, cumin and ginger.
  7. Stir in chickpeas, mango and raisins.
  8. Fluff couscous with a fork to break up any lumps.
  9. Stir into mago mixture.
  10. Add cilantro and dried fruits if desired; stir until thoroughly blended.
  11. Cover and refrigerate until chilled through, about 3 hours.
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