Spring Couscous Salad
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 c. cous cous (dry)
  • 31/2 c. water (divided)
  • 1 c. asparagus, tough stems snapped off, cut into ¾ inch pieces
  • 1 c. frozen or fresh peas
  • One large lemon, juiced (3 T.)
  • ⅓ c. olive oil
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 T. parsley, chopped
  • 1 T. mint, chopped
  • 1 T. chives, chopped
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¼ t. cayenne
Instructions
  1. DIRECTIONS:
  2. Bring all water to a simmer on high heat.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in ½ cups of water in with cous cous in heat proof bowl. Cover with plate and let sit 5-7 minutes.
  4. Return pot with remaining water back on stove and add in asparagus and peas. Simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Drain and cool in ice water bath.
  6. In small bowl, squeeze in the juice of one lemon (2-3 T). Whisk in honey. Whisk in olive oil slowly.
  7. Chop herbs and mix in.
  8. Fluff couscous after 7 minutes with fork.
  9. Pour in peas and asparagus.
  10. Pour dressing over top.
  11. Mix well and chill, one hour.
Recipe by Dishin & Dishes at https://www.dishinanddishes.com/spring-couscous-salad/