Greek Whole-Wheat Couscous

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

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Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Green


1 3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
3/4 cup whole-wheat couscous
3/4 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup seedless cucumber, chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh sage, chopped
1/4 tsp. grated lemon rind
2 tbsp. lemon juice
4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 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.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    140
  • Carbohydrates:    21g
  • Total Fat:    5g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    8%
  • Sodium:    380 mg
  • Protein:    5g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Regal Ware Worldwide



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