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Curried Couscous Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Couscous recipe? Learn how to make Curried Couscous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tballpasta

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Curried Couscous

1 1/2 cups couscous
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup carrots, small-diced
1/2 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup dried currants or raisins
1/4 cup almonds, blanched, sliced
2 scallions, thinly sliced (white and green parts)
1/4 cup red onion, small-diced

Recipe Directions for Curried Couscous

  1. Place the couscous in a medium bowl. Melt the butter in the boiling water and pour over the couscous. Cover tightly and allow the couscous to soak for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  2. Whisk together the yogurt, olive oil, vinegar, curry, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Pour over the fluffed couscous, and mix well with a fork. Add the carrots, parsley, currants, almonds, scallions, and red onions, mix well, and season to taste. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
305
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
619mg
26%
Potassium
241mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
38.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
7.5g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 6% Iron 8%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin A
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