Couscous-Stuffed Avocados

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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