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Spinach and Garlic Couscous

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
This tasty accompaniment combines both a vegetable and a starch for a great "one-dish" side.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons light stick butter
  • 1 (10-ounce) package couscous

Nutrition Information

  • calories 175
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • protein 6.9 g
  • carbohydrate 30.7 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 379 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fiber 3.0 g
  • calcium 66 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add spinach and next 3 ingredients; sauté 1 minute. Add broth and butter; bring to a boil, and stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Serve immediately.

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