CousCous with Lentils, raisins and pine nuts

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 329.5
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 756.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 65.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 14.4 g

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Introduction

I actually used the near east original recipe couscous with the low fat directions but that calorie count was really wrong. This one is correct. I actually used the near east original recipe couscous with the low fat directions but that calorie count was really wrong. This one is correct.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 box near east original couscous
    .25 cup raisins
    2tbsp pine nus
    2 cloves garlic pressed
    1 cup lentils cooked
    cumin
    cinnamon
    curry powder
    nutmeg
    salt
    pepper

Directions

Makes 4 1.5 cup servings
20 min if you cook the lentils 10 min otherwise
cook lentils according to directions or use canned lentils
you will cook the couscous according to low fat package directions- add spices to the boiling water
While water boils place pine nuts in a small sautee pan and toast over medium-low heat 2-3 min shaking often- you can also add a little of the spices to the nuts while toasting
when water is boiling add all ingredients to the pot along with the couscous and let sit 5 min


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NRDANIELS.

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