Cranberry Couscous (TNT)

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Cranberry Couscous (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:55 am

Hi...
I made this last week as a side dish with Canton Crispy Chicken Stir Fry. I just love couscous---it just seems "fun" to eat. I can't really explain it, but I think it is so good even though it doesn't really have a lot of taste. I just know it's good for you!
"Although couscous looks like a grain, it is a form of pasta made by steaming and drying cracked wheat."



Cranberry Couscous

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is a form of pasta made by steaming and drying cracked wheat.

SERVINGS: 6

CATEGORY: Side Dish

METHOD:

TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions


Directions:

In a large saucepan, bring broth and butter to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cranberries and onions. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.



Nutrition Facts

One serving: ¾ cup:

Calories: 202; Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 295mg; Carbohydrate: 39g; Fiber: 2g; Protein:7g



Recipe Source: Taste of Home (Weeknight Cooking Made Easy)

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Cranberry-Couscous

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