Dandelion Greens Salad With Couscous
Dandelion Greens Salad With Couscous is a delicious and nutritious dish that can be either served as a side meal or hearty main dish. It's easy to make, healthy and yummy.
- 1 ¼ c water
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 c couscous
- 1 bunch (about 4 cups) Dandelion greens washed
- 2 ripe avocado
- 2 cloves garlic pushed through a garlic press
- 6 tbsp almond yogurt
- 1-2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- ½ English cucumber julienned or diced
- 1 red bell pepper julienned or diced
- 4 green onion finely chopped
- salt, pepper to taste
In a medium pot combine water, olive oil and a pinch of salt. Bring it to a boil, add stir in couscous, close the lid and remove from the heat.
In a medium bowl mash the avocado, add garlic, yogurt, 1 tbsp vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Mix the dressing until smooth and creamy. You may wish to stir in the remaining 1 tbsp of vinegar.
Pull the dandelion leaves off from the tough stems and discard the stems. Use a knife to chop the leaves into bite-size pieces. Transfer the dandelion to a big salad bowl.
Fluff couscous with a fork and add it to a bowl with dandelion greens along with cucumber, bell pepper and green onion.
Pour the avocado dressing over the salad. Toss until the salad is coated with dressing. Serve immediately.
Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 36.1g | Protein: 6.8g | Fat: 16.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.2g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 626mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2.9g | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg