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Couscous and Lentil Skillet Dinner Recipe

Looking for an easy Couscous and Lentil Skillet Dinner recipe? Learn how to make Couscous and Lentil Skillet Dinner using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tulumella

Makes 4 servings



Prep: 5min|Cook: 15min |Total: 20min http://recipes.runnersworld.com/Recipe/couscous-and-lentil-skillet-dinner.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for Couscous and Lentil Skillet Dinner

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 onion,thinly sliced
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 cup cooked lentils
2 green onions,sliced
1/2 teaspoon chopped jalapeno peppers
2 cups uncooked couscous
3 cups fat free chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Couscous and Lentil Skillet Dinner

  1. Heat the oil in a 10" no-stick skillet over medium heat; add the onions, carrots and tomatoes. Cook and stir for 5 minutes, or until the vegetables soften, adding up to 1/4 cup water if needed to prevent sticking.

  2. Add the turmeric, cumin, cinnamon and lentils; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add the green onions, jalapeno peppers, couscous and broth; bring to a boil. Cover and remove the skillet from the heat. Let it sit for 5 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

  3. Add the parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Fluff the couscous with a fork.

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Categories

Main Dish, Middle Eastern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 420.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
576
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
614mg
26%
Potassium
1015mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
104.0g
35%
Dietary Fiber
21.0g
84%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
28.2g
Vitamin A 106% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 8% Iron 31%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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