Curried Couscous Salad

Curried Couscous Salad

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"From Heriot Bay, British Columbia, Lynn Gamache shares this delightful chilled salad. 'It's great for picnics,' she notes. 'It can be prepared a day early and goes well with most main dishes. Add cooked shrimp or cheese cubes for a simple one-dish meal.'"
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25 m servings
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  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. In a large bowl, combine the couscous, peas, cucumber, carrot, bacon, onions and parsley. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Just before serving, drizzle over salad and toss to coat.

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I made a few changes to this recipe and it was very good. I served it with chicken and it was delicious. I used white wine vinegar in place of cidar vinegar, 2 tablespoons of extra virgin oliv...

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I had high hopes for this as I love curried couscous salads. However, I was very disappointed. The problem was the dressing. It tasted very odd and very oily. Could have reduced the oil, but the...

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I made a few changes to this recipe and it was very good. I served it with chicken and it was delicious. I used white wine vinegar in place of cidar vinegar, 2 tablespoons of extra virgin oliv...

i made this dish today to sell at my cafe. we decided it's best to add additional curry powder into the couscous and replace the bacon with crumbled feta. We added roasted sliced almonds and cra...

I had high hopes for this as I love curried couscous salads. However, I was very disappointed. The problem was the dressing. It tasted very odd and very oily. Could have reduced the oil, but the...

So easy! Omitted the bacon, added dried cranberries, halved the oil and used whole wheat couscous = much healthier! Will add a bit more curry powder next time for a stronger curry flavor...it...

I made this for my recipe swap today. This Salad is quick and easy. It tasted delish. We didn change much but we did add chicken and a little extra curry powder and sugar to our liking. (i thi...

It's a very good way to make couscous salad, curry gives a very nice taste to it, and then fantasy helps a lot in making a delicious dish. Thank you!

My family loves this recipe. I have taken it to church dinners and family picnics and it has always been a success.

I omitted the cucumber, parsley and bacon, used only one green onion (not an onion fan) and used frozen peas and carrots. I also added chopped, roasted almonds. It was a big hit but it was a bit...

This recipe was outstanding. I changed the kind of veggies I threw in and it was delicious. A summer must have.

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