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Couscous Salad with Chicken, Tomato, and Basil Recipe

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This recipe for Couscous Salad with Chicken, Tomato, and Basil, by , is from Cooking With The Etzkorns, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Rupp
Added: Monday, February 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15.75-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous
2 cups chopped tomato (about 1 1/4 pounds)
2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breast (about 2 breast halves)
1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup (1-ounce) crumbled feta cheese

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cube and cook the chicken (on the stove)

2. Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic in a saucepan and cook (want to saute the garlic)

3. Cook the couscous according to box instructions - BUT - instead of water, use Chicken Broth.

4. After the couscous is done,stir in the tomato, chicken, garlic, basil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

5. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil, and sprinkle with cheese.

You can serve hot or cold!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 - 40 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can also vary this recipe. We used a ton of veggies (peppers, tomotoes, onion, cucumber), skipped the basil and used Parmesan cheese. It is really good!

 

 

 

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