We support you, just not your browser.
Your browser hasn't been updated in a while. For a better experience, we recommend upgrading to the latest version of IE, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.
Save and Share
Sorry, something went wrong. Please save again. Error occurred while removing from favorites X

Couscous-Stuffed Avocados

(0)
  0 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
Sorry, something went wrong. Please save again. Error occurred while removing from favorites X

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

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

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

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.

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.
Comments + Recipe Twists

© 2015 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved