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Created on: 08/09/13 09:05 AM Views: 673 Replies: 2
Past Recipes
Posted Friday, August 9, 2013 at 9:05 AM

I tried the quick start program a couple years ago and there was a recipe for an Israel couscous with red cabbage. Where can I find this recipe as my family loved it!

RE: Past Recipes
Posted Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Hi there,

Here's a link to the original menu.

http://pcrm.org/kickstartHome/mealplan/orig_menu.cfm

I believe you might be thinking of this recipe -- I will paste below for easy reference:

Couscous Confetti Salad

Makes about 8 1-cup servings

Couscous is pasta from northern Africa that cooks almost instantly and makes a beautiful and flavorful salad. Whole-wheat couscous is sold in natural food stores and some supermarkets.

1 1/2 cups dry whole-wheat couscous
2 cups boiling water
3 - 4 green onions, finely chopped, including tops
1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
1 carrot, grated
1 - 2 cup finely shredded red cabbage
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup golden raisins or chopped dried apricots
1 juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

In a large bowl, combine couscous and boiling water. Stir to mix, then cover and let stand until all the water has been absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Add green onions, bell pepper, carrot, cabbage, parsley, and raisins or apricots.

In a small bowl mix lemon juice, vinegar, oil, curry powder, and salt. Add to salad and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Per 1-cup serving

Calories: 194
Fat: 2.1 g
Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
Calories from Fat: 9.8%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 5.2 g
Carbohydrates: 40.2 g
Sugar: 10 g
Fiber: 4.2 g
Sodium: 283 mg
Calcium: 33 mg
Iron: 1.1 mg
Vitamin C: 40.9 mg
Beta Carotene: 1157 mcg
Vitamin E: 0.7 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

RE: Past Recipes
Posted Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:38 AM

It is one of our favorites too..
just be careful because it makes A LOT!!


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