Sun-dried Tomato Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 278.0
  • Total Fat: 12.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 375.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Delightful dish with just about anything. Delightful dish with just about anything.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/4 cups of water
    1 cup couscous
    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (drained and finely chopped)
    2 tablespoons fresh basil (chopped)
    10 pitted black olives
    2 garlic cloves (crushed)
    Dash of salt to taste
    Dash of fresh ground black pepper to taste
    1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest (from the outside of the lemon)
    2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice (squeezed lemons)


Makes 4 large servings

Bring the water to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover and remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

Spoon the couscous into a medium bowl and mix in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, the tomatoes, the basil, the olives, the garlic, the salt, the pepper, the lemon zest, and the lemon juice.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEREMY_PATRICIA.

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  • Incredible!
    Yum Yum! - 6/18/11

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  • Incredible!
    I have been eating this recipe all week and it is delicious! It works well with a bit of parsley and some bean salad for lunch at work. - 2/28/10

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  • Very Good
    Must try - 6/1/08

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