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    Roasted beets and lots of greens make this a healthful salad as well as a colorful presentation for any table.

    Ingredients

    • 2 beets (3/4 pound), scrubbed
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (3 ounces)
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat couscous (4 1/4 cups cooked)
    • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon olive-cured olive oil (See Cook's Note)
    • 1 cucumber (8 ounces), chopped in 1/2-inch dice
    • 1/2 cup chopped mint
    • 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 bunch watercress (3 ounces), leaves only
    • 4 wedges Spiced Preserved Lemons, rinsed and thinly sliced
    • Olive-oil cooking spray

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 546 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.01%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.73%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 350 mg 14.59%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.62%
    • Potassium: 320 mg 9.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 30.29%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 49 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 12.85%
    • Vitamin C 24.45%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol3
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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