Cucumber, Pearl Couscous, Basil & Watermelon Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup, cooked Original Pearl Couscous
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 3 cups watermelon, cubed or melon balls
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped into 1/4 pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 1 ripe mango, skin removed & chopped into 1/2 in pieces
  • 1/2 serrano pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced basil
  • 1/4 cup salted peanuts, crushed & toasted

Preparation

  • Prepare pearl couscous according to package directions.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the soy sauce or tamari, garlic, ginger, lime juice and rice vinegar. Add pearl couscous, watermelon, cucumber, mango, serrano pepper, cilantro, and basil. Mix.
  • Chill for 30 minutes, then drain excess liquid before serving.
  • Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top of salad. Serve.