Basilico Couscous Salad
 
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Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00 
Categories : Bell peppers Cheese 
Cherry tomatoes Couscous 
Tomato 
 
  amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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5-5/8 oz.  Couscous
  toasted Pine Nut Flavor
1 tsp  Garlic -- minced
2 cup  Basil -- packed
1/2 cup  Red Pepper -- cut into strips
3 Tbsp  Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 tsp  Black Pepper
1 Tbsp  Olive Oil
1/2 lb.  Mozzarella Cheese -- optional
  cherry Tomatoes -- optional
 
Prepare couscous according to package directions using olive oil, except add 
minced garlic with contents of Spice Sack. 
Coarsely chop half of the basil leaves. When couscous is done, lightly toss with 
chopped basil, red bell pepper, vinegar, pepper and 1 tablespoon olive oil. 
Spoon onto serving plate and surround with remaining whole basil leaves. 
If desired, arrange mozzarella and cherry tomatoes around edge. 
 
Description: "Toasted Pine Nut Couscous is tossed with a generous portion of 
fresh 
basil, garlic, red bell pepper, zesty wine vinegar and a splash of 
olive oil, making this salad perfect with grilled meat or sausages." 
Source: "www.neareast.com" 
 
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 458 Calories; 19g Fat (35.1% calories 
from fat); 23g Protein; 56g Carbohydrate; 17g Dietary Fiber; 51mg Cholesterol; 
253mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 
Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. 
 
Serving Ideas : Serve with grilled assorted sausages, if desired. 
 
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(ID: 80434) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sun, Sep 22, 2002


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