Orange Couscous Salad

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by JeriBinNC

I love this salad and often take it to potlucks. Sometimes I add a chopped cucumber; sometimes I use black beans instead of chickpeas; and I almost always add a peeled and chopped fresh orange as well. Cooking time is chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to boil in a 1-qt saucepan over high heat.
  2. Add couscous, turmeric, and pepper.
  3. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Fluff with a fork and transfer to a large bowl.
  5. Stir in the chickpeas, oranges, onions, and raisins.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, and orange peel.
  7. Pour over the salad and toss to mix well.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

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