Roasted Strawberry Couscous Recipe

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


Submitted by tracyzimmerman

Makes 4 servings



http://www.runningtothekitchen.com/2012/06/roasted-strawberry-couscous/

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Strawberry Couscous

3/4 cup Pearl Couscous
1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
3/4 cup water
3/4 orange juice
1 1/2 cup strawberries, hulled
1/2 bulb of fennel, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons basil, chopped
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon honey

Recipe Directions for Roasted Strawberry Couscous

  1. In a small sauce pan, heat coconut oil over medium-high heat.

  2. Add couscous and toss to coat in oil. Toast couscous in sauce pan for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add water and orange juice, bring to a boil then cover and reduce to a simmer until liquid is fully absorbed (about 20 minutes). Remove from heat.

  4. Meanwhile, heat oven to 400 degrees and grease a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  5. Toss strawberrries, peppers and fennel in a medium bowl with 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt & pepper.

  6. Spread out onto baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes, tossing occasionally.

  7. Combine couscous and roasted fruit/vegetables in a medium bowl, toss together with basil and dress with remaining tablespoon of olive oil and honey.

  8. Season with salt & pepper to taste and serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 217.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
231
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
19mg
1%
Potassium
304mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
30.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 136%
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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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