Veggie Couscous

Veggie Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 539.2
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,344.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 104.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 20.7 g

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Number of Servings: 3


    2 Tbs. water
    2 Garlic cloves, minced
    1 medium Onion, diced
    2 tsp. Ground Cumin
    ½ tsp. Turmeric
    1 tsp. Paprika
    1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
    2 medium Zucchini, cut into small cubes
    1 15-oz. can Chick-peas, rinsed and drained
    1 16-oz can Tomatoes, finely chopped, with their juice
    ½ cup Raisins (optional, didn't use)
    1 ½ cups Vegetable stock
    ½ tsp Salt
    1 cup Couscous


1. Heat the water in a large skillet.
2. Add the garlic and onion and stir for about two minutes.
3. Add in the cumin, turmeric, paprika, and pepper and stir for another two minutes.
4. Add in the zucchini, chick peas, tomatoes, and optional raisins. Cover for about 15 minutes.
5. Start the couscous by bringing the vegetable stock to a boil in a separate pan.
6. Add in the couscous and salt.
7. Cover for 5-10 minutes, checking it often.
8. Remove couscous from heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
9. Fluff the couscous with a fork and serve with the veggie mix.

Serves 3-4
Values calculated for 3 servings, without raisins.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CECMAR351.

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  • O.K.
    omit zucchini and vegetable stock ; reduce amount of tomato, chick-peas to decrease potassium and can add minced meat or chicken to increase protein to be a complete meal - 12/9/15

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  • Very Good
    Sounds wonderful! - 3/7/08

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