Couscous Salad with Currants, Pine Nuts, and Celery
Couscous Salad with Currants, Pine Nuts, and Celery
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  • Summary

    This couscous salad is just right for a late summer barbecue.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/8 teaspoon powdered saffron
    • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock or canned chicken broth
    • 1 1/2 cups couscous
    • 1 1/2 cups diced celery
    • 2/3 cup dried currants, plumped in hot water for 15 minutes and drained
    • 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions
    • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted lightly
    • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
    • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 518 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 45.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 34.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.75%
    • Sodium: 298 mg 12.42%
    • Calcium: 49 mg 4.88%
    • Potassium: 170 mg 4.85%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.2%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 49 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.82%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 11.19%
    • Vitamin C 9.73%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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