Perfectly poised for anyone in need of a speedy salad with ingredients on hand, this couscous salad with dried fruit and nuts is easily adaptable and can be served warm or at room temperature, making it the perfect addition to any entertaining or easy dinner-time table.
The only downfall to keeping a well-stocked pantry? Forgetting to use what you have.
One thing I discovered while doing my recent kitchen detox was that I had a plethora of dried fruits and nuts on hand. True to form, they were hidden under the potato chips and extra packages of tortillas I seemed to have stocked up on and promptly forgotten about. The flat tortilla discs did a mighty fine job of hiding the miscellaneous bags of nuts wrapped with mismatched rubber bands, and the smattering selection of errant nuts could very well could have turned stale with nobody inclined to even notice to make for a protein packed snack.
But once I put things in order in my pantry (man how good did that feel!), my recipe creating ideas were sparked thanks to my fruity, nutty discoveries, and this salad is what happened next. continue to recipe… about Israeli Couscous with Pistachios, Apricots and Cranberries