Asparagus-Parmesan Couscous

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Asparagus-Parmesan CouscousRecipe

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Claire Spollen

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)


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1 1/4 cups water
1 cup (2-inch) diagonally cut asparagus
1 cup uncooked whole-wheat couscous
1 teaspoon butter
1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided (about 1/4 cup)
1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Bring 1 1/4 cups water and asparagus to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous and butter. Remove pan from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous mixture with a fork. Grate half of cheese; stir into couscous with dill, pepper, and salt. Shave remaining cheese; sprinkle over couscous mixture.

Created date

May 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 197
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 238 mg
Calcium 88 mg