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Colorful Couscous Recipe
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Colorful Couscous Recipe

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We love it when side dishes pop with color, like the red and green pepper accents you'll see in this light and fluffy couscous. It's a scrumptious and welcome switch from baked potatoes or rice. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup each finely chopped onion, green pepper and sweet red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) couscous

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 219 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion, peppers and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Stir in the couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Colorful Couscous in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2004, p11

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 219 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

I added sliced zucchini. Very tasty!

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