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E's Vegetables and Couscous Recipe

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Submitted by Chez_Belle

Makes 4 servings



Light & quick spring/summer dish.

Recipe Ingredients for E's Vegetables and Couscous

1 large zucchini (about 8 ounces)
1 large yellow squash (about 5 ounces)
1 1/2 cups red bell pepper
1/2 cup onion
1 Cooking Spray
1 cup water
3/4 cup uncooked couscous
1/2 teaspoon tabasco sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 dash of ground cinnamon
3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 1/4 cups chickpeas

Recipe Directions for E's Vegetables and Couscous

  1. Heat a large skillet and coat with cooking spray. Saute onion, peppers and zucchini until onion is opaque.

  2. In a separate pot heat 1 cup of water til boiling, add spices, hot sauce and couscous and allow it to sit for 5 minutes.

  3. Fluff couscous and add chickpeas (drained and rinsed) to couscous.

  4. Combine couscous mixture with vegetables and cherry tomatoes. Serve topped with (optional and not included in analysis) 1 tablespoon of crumbled feta cheese.

  5. Serves 4 (1 serving = 1&1/2 cups)

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 394.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
399
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
189mg
8%
Potassium
1189mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
73.1g
24%
Dietary Fiber
15.6g
62%
Sugars
12.2g
Protein
18.9g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 11% Iron 29%
* 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 sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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