Couscous-Stuffed Avocados

Serve couscous with orange and avocado slices for a distinctive salad! A great side dish that's ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
cup orange juice
3/4
cup uncooked couscous
1
medium carrot, shredded (3/4 cup)
2
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
avocados, peeled and sliced
2
medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/4
cup French dressing
2
tablespoons salted sunflower nuts

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat orange juice to boiling in 1-quart saucepan; remove from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in carrot and onions.
  • 2 Divide couscous among 4 plates. Arrange avocado slices and orange sections around couscous.
  • 3 Drizzle salads with dressing. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • 1 Heat orange juice to boiling in 1-quart saucepan; remove from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in carrot and onions.
  • 2 Divide couscous among 4 plates. Arrange avocado slices and orange sections around couscous.
  • 3 Drizzle salads with dressing. Sprinkle with nuts.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Preparing couscous in fruit juice adds a distinctive flavor in this slightly sweet salad. To save time, use one can (eleven ounces) mandarin oranges, drained, for the fresh oranges.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
395
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
1mg
1%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.