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Colorful Couscous Recipe

Colorful Couscous Recipe

We love it when side dishes pop with color, like the red and green pepper accents you'll see in this light and fluffy couscous. It's a scrumptious and welcome switch from baked potatoes or rice. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 10 miniature sweet peppers, julienned
  • 1/3 cup each finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) couscous


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute the peppers, onion and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Stir in the couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 219 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 473mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

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khegeman User ID: 2379383 264093
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2017

"Little dry"

mzivich User ID: 2518087 151619
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

"I added sliced zucchini. Very tasty!"

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