Sesame-Ginger Couscous Lettuce Cups

Prep Time 40 min
Cook Time 0 min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup low fat sesame ginger dressing
  • 3 tbsps. Laura Scudder's® Old Fashioned Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsps. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 1 cup cooked couscous, chilled
  • 1 cup cooked edamame, cooled
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 (16 oz.) bag cole slaw
  • 1/2 (8 oz.) can diced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 2 tbsps. chopped red onion
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 head Bibb lettuce, washed and dried

Directions

  • Step 1

    WHISK sesame ginger dressing, peanut butter, lime juice and sesame oil in medium bowl until smooth.

  • Step 2

    TOSS couscous, edamame, mandarin oranges, cole slaw, water chestnuts, almonds, red onions and sesame-ginger dressing in large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3

    FORM 2 lettuce leaves into a cup shape. Fill with 1 cup of couscous salad. Repeat to make 6 servings.

  • Step 4

    To toast almonds: Place almonds in dry nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from pan immediately to prevent over-browning.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 200
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 240mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 8g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet