Moroccan Couscous Salad

Total Time
20mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
5 mins

Delicious sweet cold salad perfect for picnic, BBQ, or pot luck.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in medium saucepan. Add all spices and dry couscous. Stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Being careful not to burn.
  2. Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl and fluff with a fork.
  4. In a small bowl combine 3 tbsp oil, orange juice, sugar, and salt to taste. Blend well.
  5. Add remaining veggies and dressing. Combine well. Add cilantro and nuts. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Most Helpful

2 5

I was not as impressed with this as the other reviewers.

I found it was surprisingly bland. The 1/4 tsp of the various spices really didn't cut it for such a big salad. If i make it again, I will seriously up the spices.

5 5

Excellent salad, delicious flavors. I only used half an onion (prefer lighter onion flavor), subbed pine nuts for peanuts, and tossed in some crumbled feta, because I had some to use up in the fridge. Very lovely dish.

5 5

Loved this salad. Served with Grilled Moroccan Chicken. Had a little left the next day and the flavors were even better. I didn't have chickpeas and made with fresh clementines.