Cherry Tomato Basil Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.2
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 45.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    Couscous 1 cup
    Water 1.5 Cup Boiling
    Salt (if desired)

    Medium Ripe tomato
    Mustard 1 tsp
    Balsamic Vinegar 3 tsp.
    Olive Oil 2 Tbls.
    salt & pepper to taste

    Cherry tomatoes 1.5 cups
    Fresh Basil 1/4 cup


In a 3-quart saucepan bring water to a boil and stir in couscous. Immediately remove pan from heat and let couscous stand, covered, 5 minutes.
Cut medium tomato into quarters and in a blender puree with mustard and vinegar until smooth. With motor running add oil in a slow stream. Season dressing with salt and pepper.
Halve the cherry tomatoes and toss them with the couscous and torn basil leaves. Dress with the vinaigrette and serve.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FITNESS57.

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    Very Good
    Yum. Very quick and simple with loads of room for variation! - 10/21/07