Mediterranean Curry Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 238.9
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.3 mg
  • Sodium: 579.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 16.9 g

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Great as a flavorful side dish (without the chicken) or as a whole meal with chicken Great as a flavorful side dish (without the chicken) or as a whole meal with chicken
Number of Servings: 5


    one box Near East Mediterranean Curry couscous
    one medium chopped onion
    one chopped bell pepper
    one chopped carrot
    one medium chopped tomato
    one can fat free chicken broth
    8 to 12 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast
    2t olive oil
    1/2c white wine (cooking wine)
    1t curry powder
    1t ground cumin


Add chopped onion, carrot, garlic, 1/2c white wine and 2t olive oil to a skillet and stir over med/high heat until onions are soft, 5-10 minutes.

Add chopped bell pepper, tomato, curry, cumin & Near East seasoning packet, stir 1-2 minutes more. Add chopped chicken breast & stir until chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes.

Lower heat and add chicken broth, then couscous. Remove from heat & let sit for 5 minutes, covered, until couscous has absorbed all the broth.

Voila! Makes 5-6 1.5 cup servings.

As an alternative, add 1/4 cup plain, fat free yogurt just before serving. YUM!

The hardest part of this recipe is finding the Mediterranean Curry flavor of Near East couscous at the grocery store. According to the box, though, the spice packet consists of honey, salt, garlic, turmeric, onion, and "spices." It might be fun to experiment with your own seasonings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMAZONWOMAN804.

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