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Pear CousCous Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Pear CousCous Salad, by , is from The Madden Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Gross
Added: Friday, August 28, 2009


2 c. water
1 T. butter
10 oz box couscous
3 large pears, diced
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
6 slices of cooked bacon, crumbed (or 1/2 cup precooked bacon)
1 1/2 c. fresh spinach, chopped.
1 red pepper, diced
2 - 4 green onions, sliced

1/3 c. vegetable oil
1/3 c. rice vinegar
3 T. soy sauce
3 T. dry sherry
2 T. sugar
2 TSR. sesame oil
1/4 TSR. ginger
1/4 TSR. garlic powder

Mix together dressing ingredients and set aside.
Cook couscous according to box instructions. Let cool completely. Flush with fork. Mix all ingredients together and pour dressing over and mix until well covered.




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