Basic Vegetarian Recipe: Couscous, Middle Eastern Pasta
Couscous is very quick and easy to make, and like it's Italian cousin Pasta, is a base for so many delicious sauces and stews.
This recipe needs a 2 qt stainless steel pot with tight fitting lid
1.Heat oil in pan on med-low for 5 minutes, add couscous and salt
2.Stirring constantly, toast couscous until it is golden brown in color (3 min.)
3.Don't leave it unattended - it'll burn quickly
4.Pour in the boiling water and immediately cover with lid
5.Remove from heat, allow to sit for 5 - 10 minutes
6.Fluff gently with a fork and serve
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (101g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 8 (4%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.9g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.1g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.2g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 6.9mg||0 %|
|Potassium 93.5mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 43.4g||13 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.8g||11 %|
|Sugars, other 40.6g|
|Protein 7.1g||10 %|
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Calories per serving: 215
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