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Black Bean and Spinach Couscous Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean and Spinach Couscous recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean and Spinach Couscous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 4 servings



Quick and tasty, and high in everything good, low in bad stuff -- Food Network recipe: Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee, "Girls Gone Glam"

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Spinach Couscous

1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 cup couscous
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed
14 ounce black beans, (1 can) drained
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 Salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Black Bean and Spinach Couscous

  1. In a medium saucepan, over high heat, bring chicken broth to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.

  2. Squeeze excess water out of thawed spinach.

  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine spinach and black beans. Heat, covered, in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

  4. Stir spinach and black bean mixture into couscous. Add lemon juice and season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 307.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
522
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
352mg
15%
Potassium
1948mg
56%
Total Carbohydrates
98.4g
33%
Dietary Fiber
18.8g
75%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
29.2g
Vitamin A 133% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 21% Iron 41%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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