Israeli Couscous with Butternut Squash Recipe

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Submitted by sherer28

Makes 10 servings



Israeli Couscous with Butternut Squash

Recipe Ingredients for Israeli Couscous with Butternut Squash

2 tablespoons lemon zest
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch dice
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 pound Israeli couscous
1 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup golden raisins (or craisins)
8 ounces feta, diced
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 cups water

Recipe Directions for Israeli Couscous with Butternut Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

  2. Toss squash with one tablespoon olive oil on a large, rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and roast for about twelve minutes, stirring once. Put roasted squash in a large bowl.

  3. Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Sauté the onions in oil until they are just golden, about seven minutes. Add onions to large bowl with squash.

  4. Cook the Israeli couscous in a large pan of boiling water until tender, about ten minutes. Drain but don?t rinse. Add couscous to squash and onion mixture. Salt generously, add a tablespoon of olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and toss.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
446
Calories from Fat
165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.3g
28%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
1204mg
50%
Potassium
542mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
61.7g
21%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
11.9g
Protein
14.2g
Vitamin A 206% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 13% Iron 12%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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