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Breakfast Couscous

Breakfast Couscous

Couscous are tiny granules of semolina flour that cook up light and fluffy in just a few minutes. This is a great time-saving recipe for busy mornings because you can prepare it the night before and reheat it in the morning. The recipe is easy to double if you need to serve more people.

Oxmoor House AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 3 adult servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or other small dried fruit
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; stir in milk and remaining ingredients. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 10 minutes. (Mixture will thicken as it cools.)

For baby: Serve cooled spoonfuls in a small bowl. Omit walnuts, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 314
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 7.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.8g
  • Protein: 8.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 56g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 147mg
  • Calcium: 137mg
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