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Orange-Scented Couscous Recipe

Looking for an easy Orange-Scented Couscous recipe? Learn how to make Orange-Scented Couscous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cdepretis

Makes 8 servings



Epicurious: Light citrus flavor in the refreshing side.

Recipe Ingredients for Orange-Scented Couscous

2 cup (8 fl oz) Water
5 tbsp Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp Orange Peel
1 1/2 cups dry Original Plain Couscous

Recipe Directions for Orange-Scented Couscous

Mix 2 cups water, 2 tablespoons juice, oil, and peel in medium saucepan; bring to boil. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender, about 12 minutes. Fluff with fork, adding orange juice by tablespoonfuls to taste. Season with salt and pepper.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 106.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
145
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Potassium
21mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
27.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 0% Iron 3%
* 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
C
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
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