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    Couscous Salad With Fresh Corn

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    25 mins

    15 mins

    Irmgard's Note:

    A wonderful fresh cold pasta salad for summer. Note: You will have about twice as much dressing as you will need for this recipe. Save extra for salad.

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    Ingredients:

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    Sesame Dressing

    • 1 3/4 cups vegetable oil
    • 1 1/2 cups rice wine vinegar
    • 1/2 cup sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoons garlic
    • 1 teaspoon coriander, ground
    • 1 teaspoon white pepper, ground
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil water, pour over couscous, cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
    2. 2
      Fluff couscous, toss with oil and cool.
    3. 3
      (note: couscous can be toasted in a pan with olive oil first if desired).
    4. 4
      Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
    5. 5
      Toss with enough dressing to just coat.
    6. 6
      Adjust seasoning.
    7. 7
      Dressing:Blend all ingredients in food processor or blender.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 25, 2002

      55

      Delicious dish for summer. The fresh corn and tomatoes realy make this dish stand out. Just be sure to dress it judiciously... too much dressing is not a good thing (learned that the hard way).

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    • on May 26, 2003

      55

      Wonderful!! So many delightful tastes blended together, and so many wonderful textures! I also left out the spinach. The next day when dealing with leftovers, as serving I topped the individual platings with some toasted pine nuts and we loved it that way as well! It seemed to add one more dimension to this delicious multi-dimensional dish. Thanks so much for sharing!!

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    • on August 19, 2002

      55

      What a great way to liven up couscous. The avocados and corn really make the salad. I followed the recipe but left out the spinach. I also cut back on the amount of dressing. I will be making this again. Thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Couscous Salad With Fresh Corn

    Serving Size: 1 (328 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 835.4
     
    Calories from Fat 559
    66%
    Total Fat 62.1 g
    95%
    Saturated Fat 8.3 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 649.1 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.7 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
    29%
    Sugars 5.0 g
    20%
    Protein 11.6 g
    23%

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    rice wine vinegar

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