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Peppered Couscous Recipe
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Peppered Couscous Recipe

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This quick and easy side dish from Eagle, Idaho’s Trisha Kruse is as tasty as it is colorful. The mild flavor makes it a great accompaniment to all sorts of entrees—especially those with Mediterranean flair.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup each chopped sweet red, yellow and green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute the peppers, onion and garlic in oil until crisp-tender. Add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, salt and pepper. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Peppered Couscous in Cooking for 2 Fall 2006, p25

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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