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Pasta and Couscous Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Spinach Ribbon Noodles
  • 1/2 c Couscous
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 c Roasted Unsalted Peanuts
  • 2 Scallion; Thinly Sliced
  • 1/4 c Fresh Parsley; Chopped


1/4 c Rice Vinegar
3 tb Olive Oil
3 tb Smooth Peanut Butter
1 Clove Garlic; Finely Minced
1 tb Honey
1/4 ts Cayenne Pepper

Boil a large pot of water. Cook pasta until al dente. While pasta is
cooking, in a small bowl, stir together dry couscous and water. Let stand,
covered, until liquid is completely absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes. Toss lightly
with a fork. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss together remaining salad
ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. When
pasta is done, drain well and rinse under cold water. Drain well again. Add
with couscous to salad ingredients. Pour on dressing; toss again. Garnish
with mandarin oranges or pineapple slices and raisins.


*substitute other varieties of pasta for spinach noodles

*substitute cooked millet for couscous

*substitute cooked garbanzos for the peanuts

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