How to Make Black Bean and Couscous Salad

This recipe has been adapted from www.food.com/recipe/black-bea… and meets the needs of a vegan diet, as well as fulfills MyPlate and USDA guideline recommendations.

How to Make Black Bean and Couscous Salad Recipe
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Measure out 1 cup of uncooked couscous, 1 1/4 cups of vegetable broth, 3 Tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp red wine vinegar, 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 2 Tbsp lime juice, and 1 cup of corn.

Measure out 1 cup of uncooked couscous, 1 1/4 cups of vegetable broth, 3 Tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp red wine vinegar, 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 2 Tbsp lime juice, and 1 cup of corn.

2
Chop the green onions.

Chop the green onions.

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3
Seed and chop the red bell pepper.

Seed and chop the red bell pepper.

4
Chop cilantro and measure out 1/4 cup.

Chop cilantro and measure out 1/4 cup.

5
Drain the 2 cans of black beans.

Drain the 2 cans of black beans.

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Bring 1 1/4 cups of broth to a boil in a 2 qt sauce pan.

Bring 1 1/4 cups of broth to a boil in a 2 qt sauce pan.

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Stir the couscous into the boiling broth. Cover the pot and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Stir the couscous into the boiling broth. Cover the pot and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

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In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, vinegar, and cumin.

In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, vinegar, and cumin.

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Add green onions, red pepper, cilantro, corn, and bean to large bowl and toss to coat with dressing.

Add green onions, red pepper, cilantro, corn, and bean to large bowl and toss to coat with dressing.

10
Fluff the couscous to break up any chunks.

Fluff the couscous to break up any chunks.

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Add couscous to large bowl. Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Add couscous to large bowl. Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Serve with a side of apples and a glass of almond milk to make this a well-rounded meal.

Serve with a side of apples and a glass of almond milk to make this a well-rounded meal.

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