IC Friendly Pasta Fruit Salad

August 13, 2012

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry pearl couscous or orzo pasta, cooked & drained
  • 1 – 2 cups cubed unpeeled Fuji apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup brown raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds or cashews
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pear or mango juice (honey works too)

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix the first five ingredients together.  
  2. Whisk the olive oil & juice or honey together & pour over all.  
  3. Chill & serve plain or on a bed of greens.  More dressing may be added if additional moisture is desired.

Thank you Marcia for another great recipe!

IC Friendly pasta fruit salad variations: Possible additions or substitutions based on your taste and tolerance include pine nuts, chickpeas, broccoli, shredded carrots, mozzarella or feta cheese, and pears. Let us know if you try this recipe with alternate ingredients 🙂

 

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