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Citrus Curried Couscous with Brussels Sprouts

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Remaining ingredients:
  • 4 cups trimmed Brussels sprouts (about 1 pound)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/3 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 227
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 8.3 g
  • carbohydrate 38.7 g
  • fiber 5.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 174 mg
  • calcium 44 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare dressing, combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir well with a whisk.

  2. Steam Brussels sprouts, covered, 8 minutes or until tender. Drain and dice.

  3. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Add Brussels sprouts, couscous, carrot, raisins, and pine nuts to dressing; toss well.