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Bean & Couscous Salad

This healthy Bean & Couscous Salad is mayonnaise free, easy to make and great for feeding a crowd! It will be a favorite at your next BBQ, picnic or family get-together.
Course: Salads
Author: Kristi

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 and 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 8 green onions chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 12-ounce bag frozen corn kernels
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 15.25 ounce can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Bring chicken broth to a boil in a medium-sized sauce pan; stir in the couscous. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5-7 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, whisk olive oil, lime juice, red wine vinegar and cumin together. Add red pepper, corn and beans and mix well. Fold in green onions.
  • Stir the couscous to separate chunks and add to the bowl with the beans and vegetables. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately, or refrigerate to serve later.