Chilled Cous Cous Salad


Monday, February 22nd 2016, 4:34 pm
By: News 9


Chilled Cous Cous Salad

1 cup dried cous cous

1 cup orange juice

1 cup  water

2 tsp. olive oil

1 teaspoon  salt

Zest of 1 orange

1⁄2 cup dried cranberries

1 cup mandarin oranges, drained and cut in half

ADD

2 Tbsp. cashews, toasted and chopped

1 Tbsp. mint, chopped

Bring the orange juice, water, salt, olive oil and ginger to a boil. Add in the couscous and cover with a lid. Allow the couscous to sit for 15 minutes and then fluff with a fork. Place the couscous in the refrigerator to chill. Once the couscous is cold add the mandarin oranges, cranberries, cashews and mint. Toss together.