Ginger Couscous with Jalapeños and Cilantro

Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 2 minutes; Other: 5 minutes


4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 92
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 15.4 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Calcium 8 mg


2/3 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Prepare couscous according to package directions for 2 servings, omitting salt and fat. Fluff with a fork; stir in jalapeño pepper and remaining ingredients.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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