Tex-Mex Couscous Pilaf

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Recipe Time

Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 225
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 6.9 g
Carbohydrate 40.6 g
Fiber 3.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 209 mg
Calcium 18 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
1 cup uncooked couscous
1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes with chiles
3/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup frozen corn
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

1. Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in couscous; sauté 1 minute. Add tomatoes, broth, and corn; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in lime juice and cilantro.

Note:

October 2010