Carrot Coriander Couscous

Author: Canadian Living

Couscous makes an ideal weeknight side dish because of its quick cooking time. Using whole wheat couscous gives a healthy boost of fibre.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander

Method

In bowl, combine couscous, carrot and peas. Stir in boiling water. Cover and let steam for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

Whisk together fresh coriander, lemon juice, oil and salt; add to couscous. Add ground coriander; toss gently to combine.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 160 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 217.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 24.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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