Company Couscous

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Couscous is the best! It is fast and tastes great. This recipe is savory and goes great with chicken.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup couscous

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper

  • 4 green onions, sliced

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 1 dash balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Stir couscous into boiling water and return water to a boil. Cover and remove pot from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

  3. While the couscous is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic, green onions and peppers; saute briefly. Stir in tomatoes, basil, cooked couscous, salt and pepper. Mix together and transfer to a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Splash some balsamic vinegar on top.

  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese while still warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

299 Calories
12g Fat
38g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 299
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 196mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 29mg 147%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 259mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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