Monday, May 14, 2012

Black Bean, Corn, and Couscous Salad

This is a great light and filling salad that is easy to make.  You could also make it with quinoa.

Black Bean, Corn, & Couscous Salad
From: Cooking Light Magazine
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes

1 (10oz) box dry plain couscous
1 (16oz) Frozen corn, thawed and drained
1 (15oz) can black bean rinsed and drained
4 medium green onions, sliced
1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
juice of 2 lemons (1/4 cup)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp slat
ground black pepper

1. Prepare couscous according to package directions. Let cool.

2. Combine cooled couscous, corn, beans, green onions bell pepper and garlic in a bowl; mix gently.  Add lemon juice and olive oil, toss well. Season with salt and pepper.

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