Herbed Pearl Couscous

Author: Canadian Living

Here's a speedy way to prepare pearl couscous as a side dish, simple enough to serve any night of the week. Instead of parsley, try chives, dill or basil.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic minced
  • 3/4 cups finely chopped onions
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup pearl couscous
  • 2 1/4 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Method

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; fry garlic, onions, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add couscous; stir until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes.

Add stock and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender but firm, about 10 minutes. Stir in parsley.

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

  • Sodium 427 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 333.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 18 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 58 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 19.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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