Tomato-Basil Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 188.3
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 tsp olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 cup chopped, fresh basil (or 2 tsp dried basil)
    1 1/4 cups water or vegetable stock
    1 cup couscous
    1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
    1/4 cup chopped parsley
    salt & pepper to taste


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1) In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook garlic 2 minutes or until softened.

2) Add water (if using dried basil add now), bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, basil (if using fresh), parsley, and salt & pepper.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRITTCOM.