Couscous Chicken Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1/3 cup water
- 1-3/4 cups uncooked couscous
- 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
- 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
- 1 small cucumber, sliced
- 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
- In a large saucepan, bring broth and water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
- Stir in the chicken, artichokes, tomatoes, red pepper, cucumber, parsley, cheese, onions and pepper. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 392 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 914mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 33g protein.
Jan 18, 2010
I've made this recipe several times and it's a big hit here! I prefer to use a "grande" couscous for more bite and I leave out the tomatoes. I keep this in the fridge for a few days and find that the tomatoes tend to get mushy, but the rest of the salad keeps very well. It's delicious!
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