"Finally, a couscous salad that is not bland! This salad is a great addition to your summer meal, or as a lunch any time of year." — Groovygal
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1 1/2 cups
red bell pepper, diced
1/2 (15 ounce) can
garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
white balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
I made this for all to bring for lunch as it will keep and not go bad. I did not add the Bacon because the flavor would be bad mixed with the other spices. To keep give it a real protein boost I added garden vegge type of tempeh. That gave the dish the extra punch it needed without the fatty bacon.
I made this exactly like the recipe (except I always add cumin), and the results were light and textural and very complex flavors.
We thought this was really tasty and different. it might be good with a little garlic added in too.
Loved it! Light and refreshing with wonderful curry flavor! Little less vinegar to my taste. Stevia instead of sugar makes this a more healthy option!
Could use more curry powder and think I will add cumin next time. Added jalapeno and cilantro which added a nice flavor.
I didn't have cuckes or chickpeas so omitted them, but added tomatoes and green pepper. Otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Would be delicious warm or cold, as a main dish or side dish. Definitely don't skip the bacon and caramelized onion step though, that takes it from a 4 star to a 5 star dish!!! Oh, I also added a few artichoke hearts because I had some that needed to be used up. Super dish!!! :-)
Fantastic recipe!!! I made this for a pitch-in and I am still getting requests for the recipe
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Curried Couscous Salad with Bacon
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 82
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