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Couscous with Mixed Fruit

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Couscous (KOOS-koos) is perfect to keep on hand for a quick, healthy side dish. Just add it to boiling water, and it practically cooks itself.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup chopped Rome apple
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous

Nutrition Information

  • calories 138
  • caloriesfromfat 7 %
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.4 g
  • carbohydrate 27.7 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 123 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a nonaluminum saucepan; let stand 15 minutes.

  2. Add salt to fruit mixture; bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork before serving.

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