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Cucumber, Tomato, Bell Pepper, and Mint Couscous Salad

couscous salad

Your lunch + this recipe = “mint” to be!

Although commonly classified as a grain, couscous is actually a type pasta made from ground durum wheat or semolina.  This recipe calls for Israeli, or pearl couscous.

This couscous salad is a perfect make-ahead dish for lunches or small outdoor gatherings.  Try it with whole-wheat pearl couscous for extra fiber content to support gut health.  Couscous and other pasta products are also known for their selenium content, which supports healthy cell development alongside Vitamin E! 

To make a heartier meal, serve this dish with grilled chicken or salmon and a fresh side salad. 

Recipe from eatright. Link here.