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Parmesan Couscous

 Parmesan Couscous
This tasty side dish is whipped up in just 10 minutes on the stovetop. It has a hit of garlic and pretty color from green onion and pimientos.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Stir in
  • couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 174 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.