Garden Bounty Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 328.6
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.6 mg
  • Sodium: 393.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 65.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 13.1 g

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Modified from recipe in Easy Vegetarian Dinners (Grand Avenue Books 2003) Modified from recipe in Easy Vegetarian Dinners (Grand Avenue Books 2003)
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup water
    2 medium carrots, bias-sliced
    1/2 of a vegetable bouillon cube
    1.5 cups pea pods
    16 oz garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
    1 cup quick-cooking couscous
    .5 cup skim milk
    1 teaspoon dried savory
    .25 teaspoon garlic powder
    .125 teaspoon ground black pepper


In a medium saucepan combine water, carrots, and bouillon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 6 minutes. Stir in pea pods. Cover and simmer about 3 minutes more.

Stir chickpeas, uncooked couscous, milk, savory, garlic powder, and pepper into vegetable mixture. Bring just to boiling. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMSV2009.

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