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Nutrition Facts

  Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving
  Calories 219.6
  Total Fat 4.0 g
      Saturated Fat 0.5 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
      Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
  Cholesterol 0.0 mg
  Sodium 14.4 mg
  Potassium 362.5 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 40.3 g
      Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
      Sugars 0.0 g
  Protein 6.5 g
  Vitamin A 15.7 %
  Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
  Vitamin B-6 16.2 %
  Vitamin C 97.6 %
  Vitamin D 0.0 %
  Vitamin E 5.8 %
  Calcium 2.7 %
  Copper 8.0 %
  Folate 10.8 %
  Iron 6.6 %
  Magnesium 6.6 %
  Manganese 15.8 %
  Niacin 10.3 %
  Pantothenic Acid     7.3 %
  Phosphorus     6.5 %
  Riboflavin 5.5 %
  Selenium 53.1 %
  Thiamin 11.4 %
  Zinc 3.6 %


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Calories in Vegetable Couscous

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Calories per Ingredient

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Calories per serving of Vegetable Couscous

148 calories of Couscous, (0.25 cup, dry, yields)

30 calories of Olive Oil, (0.25 tbsp)

19 calories of Green Peppers (bell peppers), (0.50 cup, chopped)

13 calories of Red Ripe Tomatoes, (0.50 medium whole (2-3/5" dia))

7 calories of Onions, raw, (0.25 small)

3 calories of Garlic, (0.75 clove)


Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

Like so many have suggested, use broth (low sodium) instead of water and any variety of spices and veggies--what you have on hand and/or your favorites. Actually, I almost always use broth (and often diced veggies) to cook pastas, rice, potatoes, etc. So much more flavorful. Submitted by:
TRICIAN13

(6/6/10)
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This was so easy - and tasted great! I used low sodium chicken broth instead of water, and added cumin and red pepper flakes to taste. I can't wait to try some of the other ideas too! Submitted by:
BUGBEANBEARMOM

(6/5/10)
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I would have chosen whole wheat couscous for more fiber and any fresh herbs I had on hand like cilantro, parsley, basil or mint. Submitted by:
FIGWITS

(3/29/10)
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This was very good. Followed recipe exactly, but next time would sub chicken stock for water and add a little sea salt. Submitted by:
JAVALOVERTOO

(3/17/10)
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Coucous is a favorite of mine and I use it especially for lunch. During the weekend I oven roast a variety of vegetables and make coucous as well. Then "mix and match" in a "to go" container for lunch at work. Either all veggies or w/protein. Balsamic vinegar or lemon juice add a bit of "kick"! Submitted by:
EEOSKI

(1/15/10)
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This is amazing using fat free and low sodium chicken broth in the place of water. Makes you feel like you're eating something too good to be lowfat and healthy Submitted by:
SHERJACK

(8/22/09)
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Add 1 t. curry powder, 2 T. raisins, slivered almonds
OR toss w/2 T. dressing and chill
OR add water chestnuts, snow peas, grated ginger and 2 T. low sodium soy
OR add rinsed black beans, corn, diced hot peppers, cumin, and 1/4 c. salsa
Add 3-4 oz. per person of cooked protein for a main course
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SUNSETINAZ

(8/19/09)
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i love couscous, but i know a lot of people find it to be bland. My cure for this is to add a sprinkle of McCormic low sodium Montreal chicken seasoning. Submitted by:
SAMMIESAM2

(7/12/09)
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I felt it need a little salt and a little more garlic, but otherwise tasty. Submitted by:
LENEIAM

(6/23/09)
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Had to hunt for the couscous. but it was worth it. Use chicken broth and it did need a little salt. I liked the comments about adding other veggies, which I will try later. It is a nice change of pace side dish. Thank you Submitted by:
DYNAMICDEB53

(6/2/09)
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This couscous turned out to be really good. Just needed to add some seasoning (salt and pepper). Submitted by:
SAILAMOON

(4/18/09)
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I like the idea of adding lots of vegetables to the couscouse, and also of using whole wheat couscous. It lowers the carb count per serving. I would like to try using half the couscous and increasing the veggies for that reason. AKArtist1 Submitted by:
AKARTIST1

(4/4/09)
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That sounds really yummy! I think I'm the only one in my house who likes couscous. I would even try it w/some low sodium chicken broth instead of water. Submitted by:
SONYA_J

(4/3/09)
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When i make this, i add chopped mushrooms and toasted nuts, either almonds or walnuts. i also allow sprinkling of either goat cheese or feta reduced fat cheese. it really taste awesome with some fresh cut parsley sprinkiled on top. I am lucky to be able to buy whole grain couscous in bulk. Submitted by:
DEBBIERNDDHC

(2/20/09)
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