Whole Wheat Couscous Salad with Grilled Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked Whole Wheat Pearl Couscous
  • 1 1/2 cups green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 1 cup bell pepper, cut into strips
  • Dressing
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce (or to taste)
  • 1 cup olive or canola oil
  • salt & freshly ground pepper (to taste)

Preparation

  • Prepare couscous according to package directions. Cool.
  • Cook green beans in salted water. Drain; cool.
  • Season chicken as desired. Grill until cooked through. When done, slice into strips.
  • Mix together bell pepper strips, green beans, couscous and capers; add dressing to taste.
  • Serve couscous on large serving platter; top with chicken strips.
Dressing
  • Combine all dressing ingredients except oil in blender or food processor. Blend until well combined. With blender or processor running slowly add oil until it is incorporated.