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Couscous

Makes 6 1/2-cup servings

Couscous cooks in minutes and makes a delicious side dish or salad.

1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup dry couscous

Bring salted water to a boil in a small pan. Stir in couscous, then remove pan from heat and cover it. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes, then fluff couscous with a fork and serve.

Per 1/2-cup serving

  • Calories: 113
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Calories from Fat: 1.5%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 3.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.2 g
  • Sugar: 0.6 g
  • Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 201 mg
  • Calcium: 9 mg
  • Iron: 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C: 0 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 1 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0 mg

Source: Eat Right, Live Longer by Neal D. Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond M.S., R.D.