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Pasta with Couscous Salad and Peanut Dressing

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Category: Vegetarian, Pasta, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------SALAD-----------------------------------
  • 6 oz Spinach ribbon noodles
  • 1/2 c Couscous
  • 1/2 c ;water or vegetable stock,
  • -hot
  • 1 Red pepper, sweet; cut into
  • -strips 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches
  • 1/2 c Peanuts, unsalted; roasted
  • 2 Scallions; thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c Parsley, fresh; chopped


1/4 c Vinegar, rice
3 tb Olive oil
3 tb Peanut butter, smooth
1 Garlic clove; finely minced
1 tb Honey
1/4 ts Cayenne pepper

Boil a large pot of water; cook pasta till al dente.

While pasta is cooking, in a small bowl, stir together dry couscous and
stock or water. Let stand, covered, until liquid is completely absorbed, 5
5 to 10 minutes. Toss lightly with a fork.

Meanwhile, in a larg bowl, toss toether remaining salad 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. Top with a garnish of orange slces, mandarin orange segments, or
pineapple slices and raisins, optional.

The 15-Minute Vegetarian Gourmet, by Paulette Mitchell/MM by DEEANNE

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