Couscous with Feta and Peas Recipe

Looking for an easy couscous with feta and peas recipe? Learn how to make couscous with feta and peas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by g00dbyepants

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for couscous with feta and peas

1 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked couscous
1/8 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3/4 cup frozen sweet green peas
1/4 purple onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup crumbled reduced fat feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

Recipe Directions for couscous with feta and peas

  1. Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat, and stir in couscous; let stand 10 minutes. Transfer couscous to a large bowl.

  2. Stir together olive oil, lemon rind, and next 3 ingredients; add to couscous, stirring with a fork.

  3. Toss peas, sliced onion, crumbled feta, and chopped mint gently into couscous; cover and chill at least 2 hours. Stir in pine nuts just before serving.

  4. Prep: 30 min., Chill: 2 hrs.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 132.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
78mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
25.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* 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
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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