Turkey Arugula and Couscous Salad

Turkey Arugula and Couscous Salad

Turkey Arugula and Couscous Salad
 
Turkey Arugula and Couscous Salad
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Ingredients
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1⅓ c. couscous
  • ⅓ c. walnuts or almonds, optional
  • ⅓ c. craisins, optional
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Salt, black pepper
  • 6 T. olive oil
  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 1 ½ lb. cooked turkey breast, cut crosswise into thin strips
  • 6-8 oz. arugula, remove tough stems, wash and chop

Instructions
  1. In saucepan, bring water and salt to boil.
  2. Stir in couscous and craisins. Cover, remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer to bowl and let cool.
  4. In small frying pan, toast nuts over low heat until golden, about 5 minutes. Remove from pan and chop.
  5. In glass bowl, whisk together lemon juice, ¼ t. salt and black pepper. Add oil slowly, whisking constantly.
  6. Toss the carrots, nuts, turkey, arugula and ¼ t. salt with cooled couscous.
  7. Toss the salad into the dressing.

Notes
*****You can substitute spinach for arugula or use a combination of both.

 

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