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Couscous with Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese

Yield 5 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
"We love couscous because it is so quick and easy to prepare. For a twist, sometimes I will add sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red pepper, or lemon zest to this." -Judy Hasselkus, Indianapolis, IN


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 teaspoon garlic pepper (such as Lawry's)
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 4.9 g
  • carbohydrate 19.7 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 155 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion, and sauté 7 minutes or until browned.

  2. Combine couscous and garlic pepper in a medium bowl; top with onions and cheese. Place broth in a microwave-safe measuring cup; microwave at high 2 1/2 minutes or until hot. Slowly pour over couscous mixture. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, tossing until well combined.