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Golden Couscous

  • Servings:

    Serves 2 to 16 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    10 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    10 minutes

Ingredients

3/4 cup Canned light chicken broth, fat free, reduced sodium
1/4 cup Carrots, fresh, shredded
1/4 cup Raisins, golden, seedless
1 1/2 tsp Butter, unsalted
1/2 cup Couscous, dry
Golden Couscous

Directions

1. Combine broth (or vegetable broth), carrots, raisins, and butter in a medium saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes.
2. Add the couscous, stir, and remove from heat. Cover and let set for 5 minutes. The couscous should absorb all the liquid.
3. Stir to distribute the raisins and carrots, and serve.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July - August 2006

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 2 to 16
Base Nutrients
Calories 289 kcal (14%)
Calories from Fat 63
Total Fat 7 g (11%)
Saturated Fat 6 g (30%)
Cholesterol 9 mg (3%)
Sodium 613 mg (26%)
Total Carbohydrates 55 g (18%)
Dietary Fiber 5 g (20%)
Protein 14 g (23%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2762 IU (8%)
Vitamin C 2 mg (2%)
Minerals
Calcium 35 mg (3%)
Iron 5 mg (28%)
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