Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 195
Total Fat 6.4g
  Saturated Fat .6g
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.7g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2g
Total Carbohydrate 30.3g
  Dietary Fiber 2.1g
Protein 4.0g
Sodium 329.6mg

Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries


1 cup chicken broth
¾ cup uncooked couscous
½ cup dried cranberries
¾ cup chopped carrot
¾ cup chopped unpeeled cucumber
¼ cup chopped sweet onion or green onions
¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
¼ tsp salt
Black pepper to taste


1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Let cool.

2.In a bowl, combine the couscous, cranberries, carrots, cucumber, onions and pine nuts.

3.In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients, shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Leftovers are delicious the next day also.

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Suggestions:

Serving suggestions: Serve with a lean protein and mixed greens.