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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.8
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 62.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Whole Wheat Couscous with Carmelized Veggies

Submitted by: ROXYMOORE1

Introduction

This is a great alternative to the prepackaged Couscous mixes as it adds fresh vegetables and uses whole wheat couscous. A wholesome side dish or vegetarian meal (with veggie stock instead of chicken stock). This is a great alternative to the prepackaged Couscous mixes as it adds fresh vegetables and uses whole wheat couscous. A wholesome side dish or vegetarian meal (with veggie stock instead of chicken stock).
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup Whole Wheat Couscous
    1 cup Chicken Stock (or Broth) - Sub Veggie Stock for Vegetarian Meal
    3 Large Shallots, sliced into very thin rings
    1 Bell Pepper, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
    1/2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half
    1 Tbs Chopped fresh Basil
    2 tsp. Olive Oil

Directions

Bring Stock to a boil with Basil mixed in. Meanwhile, heat oil over medium heat. Add Shallots. Cook until carmelized (when they start to get really golden brown). Add Bell Peppers, cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add Tomatoes, cook & stir for 1 minute. If Stock is at a full boil, add Couscous and veggies. Stir, cover and remove from heat. Allow couscous to steam for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve immediately.

Makes 6 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROXYMOORE1.






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