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Golden Raisin Couscous

Yield 2 servings.
Serve this raisin-accented grain dish with Peppercorn Tuna and Sauteed Spinach.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned low-sodium chicken broth, undiluted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup couscous, uncooked
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced celery
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower kernels, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 201
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 5.4 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6.4 g
  • carbohydrate 33.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 181 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine chicken broth and salt in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add couscous; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until couscous is tender and liquid is absorbed.

  2. Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add mushrooms, celery, and green onions; saute 5 minutes or until celery is tender.

  3. Add vegetable mixture, raisins, sunflower kernels, and lemon juice to couscous; toss gently.

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