Ham-and-Vegetable Couscous

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5 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


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1 3/4 cups water
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup uncooked couscous
1 cup chopped honey-baked ham
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (15.25-ounce) can no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, drained
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


Bring 1 3/4 cups water and basil to a boil in a medium saucepan, and stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Combine couscous, ham, green onions, cheese, and corn in a bowl; set aside.

Combine 3 tablespoons water and remaining ingredients; stir well with whisk. Pour dressing over couscous mixture, tossing gently to coat.

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 301
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 344 mg
Calcium 85 mg