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Greek Whole-Wheat Couscous 

Couscous may look like a grain, but it's actually a type of pasta.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Salads

Think Variety; Think Color: Red Green

Preparation time:

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1

Ingredients:

1 ¾ cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
¾ cup whole-wheat couscous
¾ cup grape tomatoes, halved
½ cup seedless cucumber, chopped
½ cup red bell pepper, chopped
¼ cup green onions, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh sage, chopped
¼ tsp. grated lemon rind
2 tbsp. lemon juice
4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. pepper

In a medium saucepan, bring broth to a boil; gradually stir in couscous. Remove saucepan from heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. In a large bowl, combine couscous with remaining ingredients. Serve.

Credit: Recipe courtesy of Regal Ware Worldwide

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 140 Carbohydrates: 21g
Total Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 0.5g Dietary Fiber: 4g
% of Calories from Fat: 8% Sodium: 380mg
Protein: 5g  

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