Since the opening of its first Souplantation in 1978 in San Diego, California, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation has expanded to 61 salad buffet restaurants with locations in Southern California, where they are known as Souplantation, and in Northern California and ten other states, where they are known as Sweet Tomatoes. Differing in name only, the restaurants are known for their abundance of fresh, great tasting salad selections, soups, bakery items, pastas and desserts in a self-serve format, set in a casual dining atmosphere.

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Couscous with Feta and Pinenuts


WHOLE GRAIN GREEK COUSCOUS with FETA and PINENUTS
Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes Copycat Recipe

Couscous:
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetarian base
3 1/2 cups water
1 lb. whole wheat couscous

Combine water and base and heat to a boil. Place couscous in a food box and add heated vegetable stock. Cover with a lid and allow liquid to be absorbed. Cool and break up any clumps.

Dressing:
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup canola oil

Combine ingredients and whisk.

Salad:
1 cup rinsed garbanzo beans
1 cup sliced black olives
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup diced red bell peppers
1 cup diced celery
3/4 cup diced artichoke hearts
3/4 cup toasted pine nuts
1/2 cup sliced scallions
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
cooked/cooled couscous
dressing

Combine ingredients and thoroughly mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

1 comment:

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