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Salmon Cucumber Couscous

This Mediterranean-style salmon recipe is a quick 'Take 5' recipe that will fill you up like a main meal. 

Serves 
Prep time
5 min
Time to Table
5 min

Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL)
couscous, uncooked
1 can (150g)
Clover Leaf Skinless Boneless Pink Salmon, drained
1 cup (250 mL)
cucumber, diced
1/2
red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup (50 mL)
low calorie Herb n' Garlic vinaigrette

Preparation

  1.  In a medium bowl, combine the dried couscous with 1¼ cups boiling water.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap for 4 minutes. Peel the plastic wrap away and with a fork, stir the couscous.
  3. Add the salmon, vinaigrette, diced cucumber and pepper.
  4. Toss together and serve on its own, garnished with cucumber round slices or in an iceberg lettuce cup, if desired.

Tip:

  • Skinless Boneless Sockeye Salmon works well with this recipe, too.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
520
Fat
10 g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
10%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates
2.5 g
Cholesterol
40 mg
Sodium
670 mg
28%
Carbohydrate
78 g
26%
Fibre
4 g
16%
Sugar
5 g
Protein
29 g
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
80%
Calcium
2%
Iron
15%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat Free
- High Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Protein
- Good Source of Vitamin A
- Excellent Source of Vitamin C
- Good Source of Iron
- Source of omega-3

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