Diabetic Recipe: Moroccan Couscous Salad

couscousEnjoy this easy to make, low calorie recipe which is easy to prepare and is simply very tasty!  Please email me with any questions regarding the recipe and feel free to send comments and feedback.

 

Ingredients:

2 cups couscous, cooked and fluffed with fork, cool

1 bunch scallions, finely chopped

1 green pepper, chopped; seeds removed

1/2 english cucumber, chopped

6 ounces garbanzo beans

2/3 cup golden raisins

1 oranges; segmented, chop and reserve juices

Dash of black pepper

3 mint leaves, chopped

 

Method:

1.  In a large bowl, fluff the couscous.

2.  Add all ingredients and mix well.

3. Serve it up on lettuce leaves.

Chef Notes:  You may use bulgur in place of the couscous.

Nutritional Information:  Serves 8

Calories:  180

Protein:  8g

Carbs:  15g

Sugars: 8g

Fat: 2g

 

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    Chef Jody

    Professional Chef and Wellness Coach, specializing in specific dietary needs. Includes diabetics, renal failure, cancer and chemo patients, low fat/high protein, gluten free, protein free, and overall healthy cooking. Most recipes are under 350 calories or less! Graduate of Kendall College, Chicago, IL. Certifications in Professional Chef, Bakery and Pastry Chef, Dining Room Management and Catering. Studied in Lyon, Paris, France.

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