Tuna Lemon Couscous Salad

Tuna Lemon Couscous Salad
  • 1/3 cup couscous
  • 1 tsp onion powder (not onion salt)
  • 1 tsp dried mint flakes
  • ¼ tsp true lemon powder
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1½ ounce packet shelf stable balsamic vinaigrette or Italian dressing
  • 3-ounce pouch albacore tuna

At home pack the couscous, mint, onion, True Lemon and pepper in a pint freezer bag or a sandwich bag. Tuck in the tuna and dressing packets with it.

Add 1/3 cup cool water and dressing to the bag. Stir well, seal tightly and let sit for 10 minutes. Fluff up and stir in the tuna. If you like it, dust with some Parmesan cheese.

Serves 1.
True Lemon powder can be found in most grocery stores, often in the sugar aisle. You can also pack a lemon juice packet instead.
Find shelf stable dressing packets at http://www.packitgourmet.com and http://www.minimus.biz
On the tuna packs – they range in size from 2 to 3 ounces, depending on brand. Pick the one you like!
Dry weight of packed meal is 7 ounces.