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Cranberry Couscous Recipe

Cranberry Couscous Recipe

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. The couscous pellets cook very quickly due to their small size. You’ll find it near the Middle Eastern or Mediterranean foods.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

  • 1. Bring broth and butter to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in the couscous, cranberries and onions. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 202 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.