Couscous Salad with Papaya
  • 2tablespoons canola oil
  • 2tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 1/2tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3cups water
  • 1 1/2cups Israeli couscous
  • 1 1/2cups papaya cubes
  • 1cup diced cucumberseeded
  • 2tablespoons fresh basil leaves, cut into strips
  • 2tablespoons fresh mint leaves, cut into strips
  1. Whisk together oil, juice, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Bring water to a boil over high heat in a medium saucepan. Add couscous and reduce heat to a high simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until couscous is tender. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix papaya, cucumber, basil, and mint. Stir in couscous and add dressing. Blend gently.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Couscous Salad with Papaya
Amount Per Serving
Calories 351
% Daily Value*
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 21%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 351 cal, 19% fat cal, 7g fat, 1g sat fat, 0mg chol, 62g carb, 9g protein, 5g fiber, 11mg sodium