Mediterranean Couscous Recipe

Raisins, tomatoes and garbanzos with an accent of feta cheese make this a tasty meal you can put on the table in a snap.
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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
TasteMethod
Speciality, Main Ingredient, ,
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Crumbled feta cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Vegetable broth/Chicken broth3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Uncooked couscous2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Raisins/Currants1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon (cayenne)
 Tomato1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (1 small sized)
 Canned garbanzo beans15 Ounce, rinsed (Progresso├é┬« chick peas)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 546 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.8 mg

Sodium 969.3 mg40.4%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g36.1%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 21 g42.6%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 7.4%

Calcium 15.1% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Heat broth to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese; remove from heat.
2. Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed; stir gently. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.
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