Couscous is a quick-cooking whole grain that’s growing in popularity. Spice up your side dish routine with this couscous salad! Roasted broccoli gives a unique flavor that complements the dried apricots and zesty sauce.

Middle Eastern Broccoli & Dried Apricot Couscous Salad

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Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Couscous is a quick-cooking whole grain that’s growing in popularity. Spice up your side dish routine with this couscous salad! Roasted broccoli gives a unique flavor that complements the dried apricots and zesty sauce.
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup (plus 1 Tbsp.) olive oil, divided
  • 1 small navel orange, juiced, zested
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked whole wheat couscous
  • 12 dried apricots, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Toss broccoli in 1 Tbsp. olive oil and lay single layer on baking sheet. Roast 10 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Whisk juice, zest, ¼ cup oil, salt, and pepper together in small bowl.
  4. Combine broccoli, apricots, and couscous in large bowl. Add dressing and mix to coat well. Top with sunflower seeds.
Nutritional Value
Calories 295 Fat 15g Protein 7g Carbohydrate 36g Fiber 3g ​Sugar 11g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 318mg Calcium 74mg Iron 2mg

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Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Couscous is a quick-cooking whole grain that’s growing in popularity. Spice up your side dish routine with this couscous salad! Roasted broccoli gives a unique flavor that complements the dried apricots and zesty sauce.
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup (plus 1 Tbsp.) olive oil, divided
  • 1 small navel orange, juiced, zested
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked whole wheat couscous
  • 12 dried apricots, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Toss broccoli in 1 Tbsp. olive oil and lay single layer on baking sheet. Roast 10 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Whisk juice, zest, ¼ cup oil, salt, and pepper together in small bowl.
  4. Combine broccoli, apricots, and couscous in large bowl. Add dressing and mix to coat well. Top with sunflower seeds.
Nutritional Value
Calories 295 Fat 15g Protein 7g Carbohydrate 36g Fiber 3g ​Sugar 11g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 318mg Calcium 74mg Iron 2mg

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