Couscous Salad with Cilantro Orange Dressing
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 servings
For the Salad:
- 1/2 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup pistachios
- 6 ounces greens, baby spinach, kale, etc. pick your favorite
- 1 orange, peeled and chopped
For the Dressing:
- 2 oranges, peeled
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- salt, to taste
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, packed
- 2 tablespoons water, more if needed
- 1 tablespoon honey
Prepare the couscous according to package instructions. When finished cooking, remove from heat, fluff with a fork and set aside to cool.
Prepare the dressing- place all ingredients in the bowl of a blender or food processor and process until fully blended and fully immersed. Store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
In a large salad bowl gently toss together the salad ingredients with the dressing until fully coated. Serve immediately.
Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 64.5mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2.3mg