Couscous Salad with Papaya
  • 2tablespoons canola oil
  • 2tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups papayacubed
  • 1 1/2 cups Israeli couscous
  • 1cup cucumberseeded and diced
  • 2tablespoons fresh basilslivered
  • 2tablespoons fresh mint leavesslivered
  1. Whisk together oil, orange juice, and rice vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  2. In a medium suacepan, bring water to boil; add couscous and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 2-3 minutes, until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix papaya, cucumber, and herbs. Gently stir in couscous and dressing.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Couscous Salad with Papaya
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 7g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 303 cal, 8g fat (5g mono, 2g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 7g protein, 51g carb, 1g fiber, 2mg sodium