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Moroccan Pasta Salad

The flavors of a richly spiced Moroccan tagine come together in this couscous salad, savory and bright with olive, lemon, and cinnamon. Serve as a side dish, or toss with leftover shredded chicken for a filling main course.

Moroccan Pasta Salad
The flavors of a richly spiced Moroccan tagine come together in this couscous salad, savory and bright with olive, lemon, and cinnamon.
serves 4-6

Ingredients

1 small onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 cups Israeli-style couscous, cooked and cooled
1 medium carrot, finely chopped
12 cup green picholine olives, pitted and chopped
12 cup preserved lemon, minced
14 cup olive oil
12 tsp. cinnamon
12 tsp. cumin
12 tsp. ground ginger
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

Soak the onion in lemon juice for 5 minutes to quick-pickle the onions. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and toss together, season with salt and pepper, and serve at room temperature.

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