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Table Charlotte- Recipes for the Week

Mediterranean Couscous Salad
No lettuce, no problem with this recipe
 
Published Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:00 pm
by Ashley Mahoney

PHOTO | ASHLEY MAHONEY
Mediterranean Couscous Salad doesn't require lettuce.

A salad doesn’t always need lettuce. Mix it up with our second couscous installment for February.
Serves 4


Ingredients:

1 cucumber


1 large vine tomato

1 can garbanzo beans

1/4 cup goat cheese

1/4 cup white onion

1 box of roasted garlic and olive oil couscous (roughly 5.8 ounces depending on the brand)

Preparation:

Couscous

Bring 11/4 cups water and 2 teaspoons butter to boil

Stir in couscous

Cover and remove from heat

Let stand for five minutes

Gently fluff with a fork

Gut and dice tomato

Add to a large mixing bowl

Mince onion

Add to bowl

Inch-dice cucumber (peeled or unpeeled, depending on your preference)

Add to bowl

Stir in couscous and garbanzo beans

Serve and top with goat cheese

Enjoy!

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