Curried Couscous with Pine Nuts and Currants Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Couscous with Pine nuts and currants recipe? Learn how to make Curried Couscous with Pine nuts and currants using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by runawayprincess

Makes 4 servings



When added to the cooked couscous, the broth mixture acts as a flavorful dressing and keeps the salad moist.

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Couscous with Pine nuts and currants

1/4 cup vegetable broth
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked couscous
1/4 cup dried currants
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/4 cup green onions

Recipe Directions for Curried Couscous with Pine nuts and currants

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.

  2. Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in couscous, currants, and curry.

  3. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  4. Combine couscous mixture, peas, bell pepper, pine nuts, and onions in a large bowl.

  5. Add broth mixture; toss gently to coat.

Categories

Nuts, Main Dish, Salads, Mediterranean, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 229.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
348mg
15%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
43.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
9.4g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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