Herbed Couscous Pilaf

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 205
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 6.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.6g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 189mg
  • Calcium: 20mg

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. 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.
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