Salads

Pearl Couscous Salad

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Easy salad recipe that can be eaten as a side or by itself.

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1. Vegetable broth: 1 and 1/2 Cups
2. Pearl Couscous: 1 and about 1/4 Cups
3. Assorted chopped salad veggies – About 1 and 1/2 Cup – I took Cauliflower, Bell Peppers, Peas, Carrots and Spring onion. All chopped into small pieces.
4. Garlic – 1 or 2 cloves. Chop finely.
5. Olive oil – 2 tsp
6. Salt and pepper to taste
1. Heat the vegetable broth and bring it to a boil. Add pearl couscous and cook for about 10-12 mins, stirring occasionally. At the end of this time, couscous pearls shall absorb all of the broth. 2. In a...
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Nutritions

Calories
656

Sodium
1754mg
73% DV

Fat
13g
21% DV

Protein
11g
22% DV

Carbs
116g
39% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV