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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 82.4
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.5 mg
  • Sodium: 207.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Couscous with a Kick.. 1/2 cup serving

Submitted by: SPLYNNE
Couscous with a Kick.. 1/2 cup serving

Introduction

Couscous this can be a side dish or main dish. Couscous this can be a side dish or main dish.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    * Summer Squash, 2 cup, diced to bite size
    * Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped fine
    * Olive Oil, 1 tbsp for couscous
    * Ginger Root, 2 tsp
    * Balsamic Vinegar, 4 tbsp
    * Chili pepper to taste
    * Crushed Tomatoes, 300 grams (.5 cup)
    * Mushrooms, fresh, 1 cup, pieces or slices diced small
    * Olive Oil, 1 tbsp (for frying pan)
    * Basil, 7 tbsp (chopped )
    * Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), 1 cup (around 1/2 can)
    * Couscous whole wheat Moroccan (small grain)
    * Chicken Broth or Vegetable, 1.25 cup
    * Black pepper to taste


Tips

I think you could use any other vegetables you liked for the recipe. And Vegetable broth would lower the calories.


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Directions

Boil chicken broth in microwave. Take a large glass bowl put in 1 cup of dry Moroccan Couscous in bowl. Pour one tsp of olive oil over dry couscous and mix. Pour boiling broth over the couscous. Cover bowl and let set for 10 min.
Chop all items into small pieces . In fry pan add 2 tsp olive oil, saute onion, mushroom, squash,chickpeas (garbanzo),ginger, pour balsamic vinegar over all the vegetables while they cook, and crushed red pepper (if you like it spicy) once the onions are limp add .5 cup of crushed tomatoes, basil . Cook the vegetables for 10 min add black pepper or chili pepper to taste.
Couscous should be ready by now, take a wooden or plastic spoon and fluff up the couscous and pour in the vegetables. Add pepper. Stir till all mixed together. Serve 1/2 cup per serving. A

Serving Size: 1/2 cup serving






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