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Confetti Couscous Salad Recipe

Confetti Couscous Salad

This tasty couscous - packed with yummy veggies, fruits and nuts - is kid-friendly and nutritious. Follow the recipe as directed, or substitute your favorite veggies and dried fruits to make your couscous customized!

by Annabel Karmel

This tasty couscous dish is healthy, savory and an especially easy dish for kids to enjoy.

What you'll need

  • 1/4 cup couscous
  • 1/2 cup hot vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

How to make it

  1. Put the couscous into a bowl. Pour the broth over it and leave to stand for about 5 minutes or according to the package directions.
  2. Fluff up the couscous with a fork. Stir in the bell pepper, carrot, scallions, raisins, and pine nuts.
  3. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and stir into the couscous. Season to taste.

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