Curried Couscous Salad with Tofu and Vegetables

Serves 6

This easy but hearty and healthful salad combines whole wheat couscous with carrots, peas, tofu, cilantro and coconut for a delicious mix of textures and flavors.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 2 cups whole wheat couscous
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 (8-ounce) package baked tofu, cubed
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted
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Method: 

In a small saucepan bring water, curry powder, coconut oil, salt and raisins to a boil and stir in couscous. Cover pan and remove from heat. Let couscous stand 10 minutes. Transfer couscous to a medium bowl and fluff with a fork. When cool, mix in carrots, scallions, peas, tofu, cilantro and coconut. Toss to combine well. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:240 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 8g protein
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