Olive Couscous Salad (Moroccan for ZWT-9)

20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
14 ingredients
6 servings
Per Wikipedia – “The main Moroccan Berber dish most people are familiar with is couscous, a nat’l delicacy.” .. “Couscous is a staple food of the No African cuisines of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Mauritania & Libya.” .. “Spices & Other Flavorings –Many ingredients are home-grown .. like mint & olives from Meknes (a city in north Morocco) & lemons from Fez. Common spices include coriander. Common herbs include mint & parsley.” – This recipe reflects the Moroccan cuisine in many ways. It was found at kitchenconfidante.com & described as: “Wonderfully versatile, this salad works best if given time to soak in the flavors of the dressing. If made the night before, by the following dy it will be perfectly chilled, flavorful & ready to pair w/your favorite dishes.” Enjoy!

Categories:  salad , pasta,-rice-and-grains , beginner-cook , served-cold , <-30-mins , easy , 3-steps-or-less , african , presentation , taste~mood , quick , moroccan , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (193.83 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 349.46 Calories from Fat 184.14
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.46g 188.84%
Saturated Fat 3.07g 91.97%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 2.37mg 4.73%
Sodium 1794.19mg 448.55%
Total Carbohydrate 34.41g 68.82%
Dietary Fiber 5.78 g 138.64%
Sugars 1.06 g %
Protein 9.62g 115.42%
Vitamin A 2281.07IU% Vitamin C 29.9mg%
Calcium 202.47mg% Iron 4.69mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white balsamic vinegar, fresh ground black pepper