Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans Recipe

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Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans
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  1. Toast the pecans in a shallow pan in a preheated 350-degree oven until very fragrant, about 7 minutes.
  2. Set aside to cool.
  3. Place the couscous, cranberries, and turmeric in a large bowl.
  4. Pour in the boiling water, stir, then cover the bowl with a large plate or foil.
  5. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the cover, then fluff the couscous with a fork.
  7. Cover again and let sit 5 more minutes.
  8. Stir in the pecans, peas, scallions, cucumbers, and basil.
  9. Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously.
  10. Pour over the couscous.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 975.21 Kcal (4083 kJ)
Calories from fat 569.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63.25g 97%
Sodium 342.07mg 14%
Potassium 650.79mg 14%
Total Carbs 94.25g 31%
Sugars 26.04g 104%
Dietary Fiber 13.97g 56%
Protein 17.6g 35%
Vitamin C 28.3mg 47%
Iron 3.9mg 21%
Calcium 115mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 204.9 Kcal (858 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.29g 97%
Sodium 71.87mg 14%
Potassium 136.74mg 14%
Total Carbs 19.8g 31%
Sugars 5.47g 104%
Dietary Fiber 2.94g 56%
Protein 3.7g 35%
Vitamin C 6mg 47%
Iron 0.8mg 21%
Calcium 24.2mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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