8 Brown Bag Lunches

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Couscous Salad with Zucchini, Lemon and Ricotta Salata
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Serves 4
4 cups loosely-packed, cooked couscous
1 1/2 cup minced zucchini
1 tablespoon
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Photo by: Food52
Couscous Salad with Zucchini, Lemon and Ricotta Salata
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Serves 4
4 cups loosely-packed, cooked couscous
1 1/2 cup minced zucchini
1 tablespoon minced shallot
2 tablespoons chopped basil
grated zest of one lemon
1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
salt
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup crumbled ricotta salata


1. In a mixing bowl, fold together the couscous, zucchini, shallot, basil and lemon zest. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and stir to mix. Season with salt and pepper. Let sit for 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with the ricotta salata.

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Thu, Sep 27, 2012 7:20 AM EDT
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