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Mediterranean Couscous

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  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 25 min
  • serves: 4 people

 This flavorful couscous recipe gets it's great flavor from lemon zest, asparagus spears and tomatoes. Best of all, it's on the table in just 25 minutes!

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $4.81

  • 1 cup Swanson® Vegetable Broth or Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/2 pound asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3/4 cup uncooked plain couscous

Instructions

  • Tips

    • Tip:  Try stirring some toasted pine nuts into this dish for crunch.
  • Step 1

    Heat the broth, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, asparagus and tomatoes in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until the asparagus is tender-crisp.

  • Step 2

    Stir in the couscous. Cover the saucepan and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork.  Season to taste.

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    gtcjr666
    November 9, 2008

    It was very good.

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Made With

Calories 155
Total Fat 0 g
Sat. Fat 0.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 323 mg
Total Carb 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 4 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 12 %DV
Potassium 8 %DV
Calories 155
Total Fat 0 g
Sat. Fat 0.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 338 mg
Total Carb 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 13 %DV
Potassium 8 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.