Sweet Pea and Fresh Mint Couscous

Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 2 minutes; Other: 5 minutes


4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 4 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 13.4 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 161 mg
Calcium 10 mg


3/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1/2 cup frozen petite green peas
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

2. Place peas in mesh strainer. Rinse under warm water; drain well. Add peas and mint to couscous. Toss well with a fork.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009