Vegetarian Couscous Paella

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.7
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 234.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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This is great served with a Spinach salad. This is great served with a Spinach salad.
Number of Servings: 6


    PAM spray
    1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    1 (9-oz) package frozen baby lima beans
    1 cup frozen green beans
    1/2 tsp turmeric
    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
    1 cup whole wheat couscous (dry)
    1 medium tomato, chopped
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Spray a large saucepan or soup pot with a tight fitting lid with PAM; saute onion and garlic until onion is translucent. (may have to spray it more then once as it cooks) Add chicken broth, lima beans, peas, turmeric & cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until lima beans are cooked through. Remove from heat and stir in couscous. let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with tomato and cilantro sprinkled on top. Makes 6 1/2-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYDUNN.

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