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Ham & Spinach Couscous Recipe

Ham & Spinach Couscous Recipe

A simple way to dress up couscous, this colorful, foolproof dish makes a lovely one-pot meal when time's tight. —Lisa Shannon, Cullman, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, ham, spinach and garlic salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 248 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 727 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.