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Lunchbox: Couscous and Chick-Pea Salad

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Category: Salads, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Couscous
  • 1/2 c Raisins
  • 1 c Canned chick-peas, drained
  • 4 oz Sliced ham, julienned
  • 1/4 c Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 Green onions, chopped
  • 1 Tomato, diced
  • 1 Sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 sm Zucchini, diced
  • -or 1 cup
  • 1/2 c Olive oil - good quality
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/4 ts Turmeric
  • 1 ds Hot pepper sauce


In saucepan, bring 1-1/4 cup water to boil; stir in couscous and raisins.
Cover and remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

In large bowl, combine couscous mixture, chick-peas, ham, parsley, onions,
tomato, red pepper and zucchini.

Whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, slt, cumin, turmeric and hot
pepper sauce; toss with salad until combined.

Per Serving: nutrition info not provided in article Source: Canadian Living
magazine, Nov 94 Lunches contained in "Pack Lunch and Go" by Rose Murray,
Canadian Living Test Kitchen Also published in Canadian Living's "Best
One-Dish Meals" book


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