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       Title: COUSCOUS SALAD 1
  Categories: Salads, Lo/no-fat
       Yield: 1 servings
    2.00 c  Good stock
    0.75 ts Cinnamon
    0.50 ts Ground ginger
    0.50 ts Ground cumin
    0.25 ts Turmeric
    1.00 c  Couscous
    1.00 md Carrot, cut into 1/4 inch
    1.00 sm Red onion, cut into 1/4 inch
    1.00 sm Red bell pepper, cut into
    0.25    Inch dice
    1.00 sm Cucumber or zucchini, cut
            Into 1/4 inch dice
    1.00 sm Granny Smith apple, cut into
    0.25    Inch dice
    0.33 c  Currants or raisins
    1.00    2 cups canned chick peas,
            Rinsed and drained
    0.25 c  Fresh lemon juice
    0.50 ts Salt
    0.25 ts Freshly ground black pepper
   In a heavy medium saucepan, whisk together the stock, cinnamon, ginger,
   cumin, and turmeric. Add the couscous in a slow steady stream, stirring
   constantly, and continue to boil, stirring, for 1 minute. Cover the pot
   tightly, remove from the heat and let stand for 15 minutes.
   Fluff the couscous grains with a fork, transfer to a large mixing bowl and
   let cool.  Then fluff again, rubbing with your fingers to break up any
   Add the carrot, bell pepper, cucumber, onion, apple, currants and chick
   peas and toss.
   In a small jar with a lid, shake the remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
   with the lemon juice, salt and pepper until well mixed.  Pour over the
   salad and toss well.  Cover and refrigerate for several hours or up to 3
   days.  Season with additional salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste before