Tomato-Feta Couscous Pilaf

Tomato-Feta Couscous PilafRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr


4 servings

Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 244
Sodium 6.5 g
Satfat 2.4 g


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
1 cup uncooked couscous
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup quartered grape tomatoes
1/3 cup crumbled feat cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme


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 broth and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, feta, and remaining ingredients.