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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.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 308kcal
Author Iryna

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ c water
  • 1 tablespoon 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 tablespoon almond yogurt
  • 1-2 tablespoon 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

Instructions

  • 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 tablespoon vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Mix the dressing until smooth and creamy. You may wish to stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon 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.

Nutrition

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