1. Cook couscous according to package directions; stir gently with spoon to fluff.
2. Add raisins, peppers and carrots; mix well.
3. Combine ingredients for vinaigrette and mix well.
4. Toss vinaigrette with salad ingredients; chill.
5. Serve 1/2 cup per serving.

Ingredients

  • 61/2 Cups instant couscous
  • 41/4 Cups California raisins
  • 41/4 Cups chopped green bell peppers
  • 31/4 Cups shredded carrots

Procedure

Orange Vinaigrette

  • 2 1/8 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup + 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 Cup + 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 21/2 Tablespoons dried chopped chives
  • 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon salt

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 38%); Total Fat 7 ( Saturated Fat 0; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 0; Sodium 115; Potassium 149; Total Carbohydrate 24; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 9; Protein 3; Calcium 9; Iron 0;

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