Deconstructed Pesto Couscous Salad
Deconstructed Pesto Couscous Salad
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  • Summary

    When you’re craving pesto but don’t feel like washing the food processor, this quick salad incorporates all the elements you love about pesto without the mess.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
    • 2 cups israeli or pearl couscous
    • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
    • 1 medium zucchini squash, peeled and ribboned
    • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
    • 2 ounces pecorino romano cheese, shaved
    • micro basil, optional, for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 598 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 53 g 81.4%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 5 mg 1.64%
    • Sodium: 414 mg 17.23%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.39%
    • Potassium: 117 mg 3.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.55%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.93%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.19%
    • Vitamin C 11.84%
    • Vitamin D 0.24%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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