Couscous Pilaf

Author: Canadian Living

Couscous is sure to intrigue young cooks. You don't need to turn on the stove to cook it; just heat the stock in the microwave or use boiling water from a kettle.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 2 tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shelled almonds chopped

Method

Trim ends off zucchini. Grate zucchini against large holes of grater. Set aside.

In covered saucepan over high heat or in large liquid measure, bring stock and salt to boil. Remove from heat; stir in couscous and zucchini. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds. Fluff with fork.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 237 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 212.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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