Couscous with Roasted Almonds and Edamame

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 389.1
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 76.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 56.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.4 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Quick and healthy. Vegetarian or not, you will love this dish! Quick and healthy. Vegetarian or not, you will love this dish!
Number of Servings: 1


    - 1 medium garlic clove
    - 1 1/2 cups carrot juice
    - 1/4 tsp salt
    - 1/4 tsp pepper
    - 1 1/2 cups shelled edamame
    - 2 medium scallions
    - 2 tbsp fresh or dried cilantro
    - 3/4 cup couscous
    - 1 oz. roasted or sliced almonds


Mince garlic to make 1 teaspoon (or buy it already minced).

In a saucepan, combine garlic, carrot juice, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat.

Remove from heat and add edamame. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 4 minutes.

While edamame simmers, chop scallions to make 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp of cilantro. Set aside.

Increase heat to high and return edamame to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, chop almonds. Fluff couscous with a fork, add scallions, cilantro and almonds.


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  • I wouldn't have thought to add edamame to my couscous... I'll definitely do it again! I will leave out the scallions... that flavor was overwhelming. - 2/28/09

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