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Whole Wheat Couscous with Nectarines and Pistachios

Serves 4
Time 10 min
Whole-wheat couscous is super easy and quick to prepare. Tossed with cider vinaigrette, juicy nectarines, watercress and pistachios, this dish is full of flavor and texture.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 nectarines diced
  • 1 bunch watercress stems removed and leaves sliced (about 1 1/2 cups packed leaves)
  • 1/2 cup pistachios chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallot
Method

Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk in oil in a thin steady stream until dressing thickens. Add couscous, nectarines, watercress, pistachios and shallots to bowl and toss to combine. Serve warm or chilled.

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  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 nectarines diced
  • 1 bunch watercress stems removed and leaves sliced (about 1 1/2 cups packed leaves)
  • 1/2 cup pistachios chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallot