Whole-Wheat Couscous with Cheese and Peas

4 of 5 (3)
member ratings
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 129.0
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.1 mg
  • Sodium: 176.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Whole-Wheat Couscous with Cheese and Peas calories by ingredient
Submitted by:

Number of Servings: 8


    1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth or vegetable broth
    1/4 cup water
    2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 cup whole-wheat couscous
    1 1/2 cups frozen peas
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
    1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
    Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
    1/2 cup Parmesan or mozzarella cheese


1. Combine broth, water and oil in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and remove from heat. Cover and let plump for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, cook peas on the stovetop or in the microwave according to package directions.

3. Add the peas, dill, lemon zest, salt and pepper to the couscous; mix gently and fluff with a fork. Serve hot, sprinkled with cheese.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GVMEMOMENT.

Rate This Recipe

Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • Very Good
    Love this, could not find the broth as indicated here, did however use chicken stock, was alittle to salty for my taste, but still loved it. - 10/16/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    good,kids liked it. - 12/7/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No