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Israeli couscous and Emmental salad

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1/4 cup (60 mL) goji berries
1 cup (250 mL) Israeli (pearl) couscous
1/3 cup (75 mL) slivered almonds
1/3 cup (75 mL) unsalted shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) canola or sunflower oil
1/3 cup (75 mL) lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper
6 oz (180 g) Canadian Emmental, cut into cubes
1 peach, pitted and sliced
1 cucumber, diced
1 cup (250 mL) fresh parsley, coarsely chopped

Yields: 6 Servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 25 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 6 Servings

The unique texture and mild flavour of Israeli couscous lend a light-yet-satisfying quality to this dish, making it equally suitable as a main course or a hearty side dish. Great for picnics.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 25 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 6 Servings

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Ingredients

1/4 cup (60 mL) goji berries
1 cup (250 mL) Israeli (pearl) couscous
1/3 cup (75 mL) slivered almonds
1/3 cup (75 mL) unsalted shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) canola or sunflower oil
1/3 cup (75 mL) lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper
6 oz (180 g) Canadian Emmental, cut into cubes
1 peach, pitted and sliced
1 cucumber, diced
1 cup (250 mL) fresh parsley, coarsely chopped

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Place goji berries in a small bowl and cover with warm water. Let soak for at least 15 minutes to soften; drain.

Cook couscous according to package instructions. Rinse with cold water and drain.

Spread almonds and pistachios evenly on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for 7–10 minutes. Let cool.

In a large bowl, mix oil with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Add all the other ingredients, stir well and serve.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Swiss cheese, Medium Cheddar, Gouda.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 392 Calories
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrate: 32 g
Fat: 23 g
Fibre: 4.1 g
Sodium: 250 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 33 % / 358 mg
Vitamin C: 38 %
Vitamin E: 33 %
Phosphorus: 29 %
Magnesium: 25 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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