Zesty Couscous Salad

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Ingredient List: 

1 2/3 cups chicken broth (14 ounce can), fat-free, reduced sodium
1 cup couscous, uncooked
3/4 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained
1/2 cup cucumber - chopped, seeded, unpeeled
1/4 cup sweet red bell pepper, diced
2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper

Directions:
In a medium saucepan, bring broth to a boil; stir in couscous. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; let cool for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, lightly toss couscous with garbanzo beans, cucumber, red pepper and onions.

Mix balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mustard, lemon peel and black pepper. Add to couscous mixture and toss. Garnish with lemon pepper.

Servings: 4

Calories/Serving: 290

Nutrition: Each serving provides approximately: 10 g protein, 50 g carbohydrates, 5 g fat (.5 g saturated), 3 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 39 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 470 mg sodium.

Source: Wheat Foods Council

 

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