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Sweet Pea and Fresh Mint Couscous

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 2 minutes; Other: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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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