1 cup cooked couscous
1 tablespoon butter
1 red onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds
1/2 cup canned chick peas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup creamy salad dressing
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
salt and pepper to taste
Place 1 teaspoon butter in a saucepan and melt over
heat. Add 1/2 cup couscous and stir until coated in
1 cup water. Bring to boil, reduce heat to a simmer.
cook until all water is absorbed. Season with salt
set aside to cool.
In a salad bowl, combine the couscous, red onion,
parsley, raisins, almonds and chick peas. Stir and
Whisk together the salad dressing, yogurt, cumin,
salt and pepper.
Pour the dressing over salad; stir until well
chill and serve.