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       Title: Couscous Salad
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Salads, Vegetables, Rice/pasta
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
       2 c  Water
       2 tb Vegetable oil
     1/4 ts Turmeric
     1/4 ts Cinnamon
     1/4 ts Chopped fresh
            -gingerroot
       2 c  Couscous
     1/2 c  Raisins (optional)
       1 c  Chopped zucchini
     1/2 c  Chopped carrot
     1/2 c  Chopped green onion,
            -including tops
     1/4 c  Chopped green bell pepper
     1/4 c  Chopped red bell pepper
      15 oz Can garbanzo beans
            -(chic peas), drained
       3 tb Vegetable oil
   1 1/2 tb Lemon juice
            -salt to taste
            -lettuce leaves
     1/2 c  Sliced almonds
  
   In a 1-quart saucepan, bring water, 2 tablespoons oil and spices to a
   boil. Stir in couscous and raisins.  Cover pan and remove from heat;
   let stand for 15 minutes.  Transfer to a large mixing bowl and add
   vegetables. In a small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons oil, lemon juice
   and salt.  Our over salad and mix well, breaking up any clumps.
   Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.  To serve, mound on a
   lettuce-lined platter and sprinkle with almonds.
   
   Source: the Minnesota Heritage Cookbook Volume ][
   
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627.  Posted by LISA
  
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