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Cucumber Tomato Couscous Salad incorporates fresh vegetables and Israeli couscous for a unique combination of summer flavors. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Darren Gibbins

The Lost Italian: Couscous works well in summer salad

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I have to be honest with you – I’m not typically a big fan of couscous (pronounced KOOS-koos).

Sure, I’ll eat it when it’s served, but there’s something about the texture that just hasn’t resonated with me. In fact, prior to last week, I can’t recall the last time I actually ate couscous.


So when Tony told me he wanted to share a recipe for a summer couscous salad that Chef Ben recently featured at Sarello’s, I was less than enthusiastic.

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