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Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Couscous Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Couscous Salad, by , is from Family & Friends Treasured Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorothy Deetz
Added: Saturday, November 11, 2006


2 c. diced tomatoe
3/4 c. diced fresh mozzarella cheese
3 T minced shallots
2 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 garlic clove crushed

1 1/4 c. water
1 c. uncooked couscous
1/4 c. chopped fresh basil
Basil leaves

Combine first 7 ingredients in large bowl, cover and marinate in fridge 30 minutes.
Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan, gradually stir in couscous.
Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Fluff with a fork, cool.
Add couscous and fresh basil to tomato mixture, toss gently.
Garnish w/ basil leaves if desired.




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