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Bartlett Pear and Couscous Salad https://www.metro.ca/userfiles/image/recipes/salade-couscous-poires-5973.jpg PT15M PT20M PT1H35M
In a medium saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover, remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and chill well. Add pears, bacon, green onions, spinach, bell pepper and toasted almonds to chilled couscous. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients and pour over salad, tossing to mix well. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 hour.
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2 cups (500 mL) water 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) butter 10 oz (300 g) box plain couscous 2-3 large, ripe bartlett pears, cored, quartered and thinly sliced 4 strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 2 green onions 1 cup (250 mL) chopped fresh spinach 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup (60 mL) almonds
Bartlett Pear and Couscous Salad

Bartlett Pear and Couscous Salad

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6
servings
0:15
Preparation
0:20
COOKING
1:35
TOTAL TIME

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Ingredients


  • Salad
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    water
  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)
    butter
  • 10 oz
    (300 g)
    box plain couscous
  • 2-3
    large, ripe bartlett pears, cored, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 4
    strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 2
    green onions
  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)
    chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)
    chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)
    almonds
  • Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)
    olive oil
  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)
    unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)
    dry sherry
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)
    sugar
  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)
    sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)
    garlic powder
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Preparation

In a medium saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil.

Stir in couscous; cover, remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.

Fluff with a fork and chill well. Add pears, bacon, green onions, spinach, bell pepper and toasted almonds to chilled couscous.

In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients and pour over salad, tossing to mix well.

Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 hour.

Source : Poires de la Californie

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