In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I'd like to share one of my favorite recipes. I like to bring this to potluck lunches/dinners, Thanksgiving or even Christmas. It is so simple and it was recently a hit at our office Thanksgiving potluck.
Ingredients you'll need:
1 Cup Water
¾ cup uncooked couscous
¾ cup dried cranberries
½ cup chopped carrots
¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 Tablespoon olive or canola oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
½ tsp salt
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
To prepare couscous: In a saucepan, bring water to a boil.Stir in couscous.Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.Fluff with fork. Cool for 10 minutes.
To prepare dressing: Combine vinegar, oil, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
For Salad: In a bowl, combine couscous, cranberries, carrots, and green onions.Pour dressing over couscous and mix well.Refrigerate before serving. Add almonds just before serving.
Voila!Cranberry Couscous Salad with Almonds – Give it a try and I hope you and your guests enjoy it!
Author:Lauren Dauzat Phone: 832-573-3610 Dated: November 21st 2012 Views: 1,750 About Lauren: After completing her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, with a Minor in Art, at Stephen F. Aust...