Couscous, a staple of North African cuisine, is a form of semolina flour (the main ingredient in pasta). Brown rice can be substituted for couscous.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
8 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
18 mins
Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare couscous according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

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  • Spread couscous on a baking sheet in a thin layer; let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until completely cooled.

  • Meanwhile, combine lemon rind and next 6 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside

  • Combine couscous, beans, and onion in a large bowl. Add reserved lemon mixture and toss gently.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; fat 2.6g; saturated fat 0.4g; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 14.8g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 277mg; calories from fat 25%; fiber 1.9g; calcium 11mg.
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