Receta Mediterranean Couscous Salad

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This Mediterranean meal is fast, flavorful, and healthy. A lemon and oregano dressing enlivens feta cheese and vegetables on a bed of quick-cooking couscous.

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Raciónes: 4
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Ingredientes

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Direcciones

Prepare Vinaigrette:
1.
In a small bowl combine lemon juice, olive oil, mint, and oregano; whisk until well incorporated and set aside.
Prepare Pita Chips:
1.
Cut the pita breads into six wedges. Arrange wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet. Brush lightly with olive oil. Sprinkle with garlic salt.
2.
Bake in a 400°F oven for 6 - 8 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned.
Prepare Salad:
1.
In a small saucepan bring broth to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in the couscous. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork.
2.
Place couscous in a large bowl. Drizzle vinaigrette over couscous. Cool for 10 minutes. Add sweet pepper, cucumber and olives; toss to combine.
3.
Refrigerate 2 hours. Remove and fluff with fork, add remaining mint; toss again. To Serve: Sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts. Serve with pita chips and lemon wedges.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 218g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 263  
Calories from Fat 159 60%
Total Fat 18.16g 23%
Saturated Fat 3.34g 13%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 754mg 31%
Potassium 181mg 5%
Total Carbs 21.72g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 3.83g 3%
Protein 5.15g 8%
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