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Lemon Couscous with Toasted Pine Nuts

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes; Other: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 148
  • caloriesfromfat 52 %
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 3.4 g
  • polyfat 3.1 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 16.2 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 146 mg
  • calcium 9 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous and lemon rind. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Add pine nuts and remaining ingredients; fluff with a fork.

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