Peppered couscous (TNT)

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Peppered couscous (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:52 am

Peppered Couscous

Prep/Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
This quick and easy side dish is a gread accompaniment to all sorts of entrees--especially those with a Mediterranean flair.
1/4 cup each chopped sweet red, yellow and green peppers
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tsp. olive oil
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup uncooked couscous
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
In a small saucepan, saute the peppers, onion and garlic in oil until crisp-tender. add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, salt and pepper. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
YIELD: 2 servings.
Nutrition facts: 2/3 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 307 mg. sodium. 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein,
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Recipe source: Cooking for 2 Magazine (Fall, 2006) submitted by Trisha Krause from Eagle, Idaho.

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