Nutty couscous salad
Couscous Salad Nuts Rice
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:46 AM. Recipe ID 26407. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Nutty couscous salad
Categories: Main dish, Salads, Nuts, Rice
Yield: 4 Servings
10 oz Pkg. couscous
1/2 c Pitted dates
1 bn Parsley
1 lg Orange
2 tb Olive or salad oil
2 tb Cider vinegar
1/2 ts Sugar
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Currants
2 tb Coarsely chopped
-- crystallized ginger
6 oz Can salted cashews
About 30 minutes before serving or early in day: Prepare couscous as
Cut each date into 3 pieces. Reserve a few sprigs parsley for garnish
later. Chop enough remaining parsley to measure 3 tablespoons.
Grate peel and squeeze juice from orange. In large bowl, with fork,
mix orange peel, orange juice, olive or salad oil, cider vinegar,
sugar and salt. Add couscous, dates, chopped parsley, currants,
ginger and cashews; toss to mix well. Garnish with parsley sprigs.
Cover and refrigerate if not serving right away .
"Great New Summer Salads" in "Good Housekeeping" July 1994, Vol. 219,
No. 1. Posted by Cathy Harned.
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