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Herbed Couscous Pilaf

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Total time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calories 205
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 6.5 g
  • carbohydrate 35.6 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 189 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in couscous; sauté 1 minute. Add broth and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in parsley and thyme.