North African Couscous (Ada) Recipe

Looking for an easy North African Couscous (ADA) recipe? Learn how to make North African Couscous (ADA) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Couscous is a wheat pasta and a staple Middle Eastern stews and side dishes. Try it in place of rice or noodles alongside grilled chicken, lamb, or pork. If you're looking for a vegetarian option for a main course, this recipe also makes a tasty base for grilled vegetables. From the American Diabetes Association. margarine, quick-cooking couscous, chicken broth, carrot, onion, dark seedless raisins, cayenne pepper cvt

Recipe Ingredients for North African Couscous (ADA)

1 tbsp margarine
1 cup (quick-cooking) couscous
1 cup (low-fat, low-sodium) chicken broth (105273)
50 g (1 small) carrot, thinly sliced
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (dark seedless) raisins
1 pinch cayenne pepper

Recipe Directions for North African Couscous (ADA)

  1. Melt the margarine in a medium saucepan. Add the couscous and mix to coat the grains with margarine. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare a skillet with nonstick pan spray; add the carrot and onion. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the onion is tender.

  3. Stir in onions, carrots, and raisins into the couscous. Add the cayenne.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, African, Boil, Quick, Saute, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 155.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
233
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
161mg
7%
Potassium
222mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
44.4g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
7.1g
Protein
6.5g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* 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 vitamin A
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