Chickpea-Vegetable Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 283.6
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 688.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 59.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.7 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    5 1/2 cups low sodium fat-free vegetable or chicken broth, divided
    1 1/2 cups sliced carrot sticks
    1 1/4 cups sliced butternut squash
    1 cup trimmed and cut fresh green beans
    1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
    1 cup plain couscous
    1 (15oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    1 tsp. freshly grates lemon peel
    1/3 cup raisins, fresh italian flat leaf parsley (optional)



1. In a medium saucepan bring 4 cups of the broth to boiling. Add carrots and squash. Reduce heat; cook 15 minutes. Add green beans and bell pepper. Cook 5 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender; drain and set aside.

2. Cook couscous in remaining 1 1/2 cups broth according to package directions. Transfer to a large bowl. Add cooked vegetables, chickpeas, lemon peel, and salt and pepper to taste. mix gently. Toss with raisins and parsley, if desired and serve.

Serve 6

Per serving: 140 cal, 28g carb, 6g protein, 5g fiber, 1g fat, 0g sat.fat, 0mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SEAGIRLRUN.

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