Delicious Pearl Couscous and Dried Fruit Salad and other great recipes from Sunsweet<sup>®</sup>
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Pearl Couscous and Dried Fruit Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
Delicious Pearl Couscous and Dried Fruit Salad and other great recipes from Sunsweet®
Salad 2 1/2 cups water 2 cups pearl (Israeli) couscous 1/2 cup each: diced red bell pepper and Sunsweet® Amaz!n™ Diced Prunes 1/3 cup minced red onion 1/4 cup Sunsweet® Mediterranean Apricots, diced 2 Tbsp each: chopped fresh mint and parsley 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted Dressing 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp garlic salt freshly ground pepper to taste
Instructions

Stir together water and couscous in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Let cool, then stir in dried fruits, bell pepper, onion, and herbs. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and pour over salad. Toss well to coat, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with pine nuts just before serving

Tip
Salad may be made 2 days before serving. Add herbs and pine nuts just before serving.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 8
  • Serving Size 1/8
  • Calories per serving 283
  • Fat 10.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 121mg
  • Carbohydrates 42g
  • Fiber 3.5g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 6.5g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Mediterranean Apricots
Amaz!n™ Diced Prunes