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Mint Couscous with Zucchini and Tomato

This recipe goes with Moroccan Spiced Patties

Real Simple MAY 2004

  • Yield: 4 small servings


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked plain instant couscous
  • 1 medium zucchini (halved lengthwise and thinly sliced, 2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 chopped medium tomato (1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins


Place instant couscous in a large bowl and add 2 cups boiling water. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork. Add lemon juice, kosher salt, olive oil, zucchini, tomato, fresh mint, raisins. Toss until well combined.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 43mg
  • Calories: 415
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 69g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Protein: 10mg
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 595mg

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