Ham & Spinach Couscous
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 248 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 727mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.
Aug 1, 2017
This has become a favorite go-to recipe. I always use broth instead of plain water.
Mar 12, 2017
I cut the recipe in half for the two of us. Used some powdered bouillon in the water and a little powdered garlic. It could have used a bit more liquid but the taste was good and it was insanely quick to make.
Jan 1, 2014
Very good and insanely quick and simple to make with only 6 ingredients. Great for a busy weeknight and easily adaptable to many different tastes (such as adding broth instead of water and using other meats such as chicken or shrimp). Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.
May 23, 2012
Very good. Did use more vegetables.
Nov 29, 2011
This would also be great for brunch. Being from the South, we love our grits, and the couscous is so similar.
Jan 19, 2011
this looks really good, we love couscous. Will add some bullion to the boing water for added flavor.
Dec 28, 2009
couscous just doesn't seem to have any flavor, needs more spices.
Nov 18, 2009
This was incredibly easy and quick - perfect for a busy weeknight meal for my husband and I. I used pre-cooked chicken instead of ham, and added a little bit of italian seasoning in addition to the garlic. I will definitely add this to my list of good "last minute" meals.