1 (10-ounce) package couscous,
prepared according to package
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1 cup chopped ripe tomatoes
2 cups peeled, seeded, chopped
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
1/2 cup chopped green bell peppers
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
Kosher salt and pepper to taste
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Place prepared couscous in a bowl and let cool. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Chef Steve's tip: Feel free to add chopped baked tofu or tempeh to turn this dish into an entree.
Nutritional information per serving: 208 calories, 29 percent calories from fat, 7 grams total fat, .77 gram saturated fat, no cholesterol, 31 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams total fiber, 1 gram total sugars, 28 grams net carbs, 6 grams protein.