Couscous Corn and Black Bean Salad

"This is a variation of a recipe I've been making for years. I've added the black beans to make it a nice vegetarian dish."
 
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Couscous Corn and Black Bean Salad created by Kumquat the Cats fr
Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
12
Serves:
6-8
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ingredients

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directions

  • In 2 quart saucepan, bring broth to boil.
  • Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • Place couscous in a large bowl.
  • Combine olive oil, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Gently fold into couscous.
  • Add remaining ingredients and fold gently. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Refrigerate, covered, for at least one hour, or overnight.

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  1. Noor.Khalid
    We enjoyed this. I used parsley instead of cilantro but I didn't think it added much to the dish. I will be sure to try cilantro next time. I also left out the tomatoes which in hindsight took some of the flavor away from the salad, so I will add some next time. I decreased the oil to 1/4 cup, doubled the lime juice, and added 1 tsp. of cumin. There were no leftovers! I will make again--thanks for posting.
     
  2. Clarely
    I have made a different version of this before, but not for a few years and it seems that author changed the recipe since! This is very close to the original one I had liked. I used a T or so dried cilantro which worked great (I don't love cilantro and this seemed more subtle). I also added about 1/4 C parmesan cheese...sounds odd, but I had tried it before to give just a little more flavor and liked it. Served with tequila lime chicken.
     
  3. redneck naturalist
    We really liked this. It was a little bland, but I added a diced avocado and that was a good addition. Good leftovers. Great for cookouts and hot summer days.
     
  4. MissyIffy
    Very wholesome! I made the following changes: added yellow peppers, a can of chickpeas, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, and 1 tsp cumin powder; also put in more garlic, more pepper, and more lime juice. Will make again, but with less couscous and more veggies as we plan to eat this as a main. Thanks for recipe :)
     
  5. Kumquat the Cats fr
    Couscous Corn and Black Bean Salad Created by Kumquat the Cats fr

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