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Whole wheat couscous is actually the same thing as whole wheat pasta, so look for it on the same grocery aisle. Because couscous is so tiny, it cooks in a fraction of the time. Find dried mangoes with other dried fruit and mango nectar with the fruit juices.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2007


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20 mins
10 mins
5 mins
35 mins
Makes 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place macadamia nuts in an even layer in a shallow pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.

  • Meanwhile, microwave broth and mango nectar in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture begins to boil. Place couscous and dried mango in a large bowl, and stir in broth mixture. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

  • Fluff couscous with a fork, and stir in toasted macadamia nuts, lime rind, and next 3 ingredients. Serve warm or at room temperature.

  • *1/4 cup chopped walnuts or almonds may be substituted.

  • Note: Reheat leftover couscous in the microwave, stirring in a small amount of low-sodium fat-free chicken broth as needed to moisten.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; fat 6.1g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 46.2g; fiber 5.4g; iron 1.6mg; sodium 46mg; calcium 58mg.