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Couscous-Stuffed Avocados

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

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

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

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  • 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 Facts

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

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