Herbed Couscous Pilaf

Herbed Couscous Pilaf Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

October 2010
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