Toasted Pine Nut Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 275.2
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.8 mg
  • Sodium: 730.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1/4 cup pine nuts
    2 1/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth or water
    1/2 cup small pieces dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 2/3 cups (10 oz.) couscous
    2 tablespoons minced parsley


1. In a 2 to 3 quart pan over medium-high heat, stir pine nuts until golden, about 2 minutes; remove from pan.
2. In the same pan, bring the broth, tomatoes, garlic, and cumin to a boil over high heat. Stir in the couscous, cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Add the pine nuts and parsley, and fluff with a fork. If desired, season to taste with salt.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSDESERTRODENT.

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