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Spinach and Garlic Couscous

Spinach and Garlic Couscous

This tasty accompaniment combines both a vegetable and a starch for a great "one-dish" side.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
  • Cook time: 8 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Other: 5 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 175
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 6.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.7g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 379mg
  • Calories from fat: 14%
  • Fiber: 3.0g
  • Calcium: 66mg
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