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Couscous with Feta 'n' Tomatoes Recipe

Couscous with Feta 'n' Tomatoes Recipe

This light and lovely side dish features a great blend of tangy flavors mellowed by easy-to-cook couscous. It really comes together in a snap. —Josephine Piro of Easton, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 1-1/4 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, pour boiling water over tomatoes; let stand for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from the heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed.
  • 2. Drain and chop tomatoes; add to couscous. Gently stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve warm or chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 187 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.