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Ham-and-Vegetable Couscous

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 cup chopped honey-baked ham
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, drained
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 301
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 3.8 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 41 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 28 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 344 mg
  • calcium 85 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 1 3/4 cups water and basil to a boil in a medium saucepan, and stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Combine couscous, ham, green onions, cheese, and corn in a bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine 3 tablespoons water and remaining ingredients; stir well with whisk. Pour dressing over couscous mixture, tossing gently to coat.