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Herbed Instant Couscous

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Ingredients
  Defatted chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs), seasoned
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Couscous 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Chives 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium saucepan, combine broth and olive oil
2. Heat broth to boiling point.
3. Take pan off the heat and stir in the couscous
4. Immediately cover and let stand for 5 minutes until the couscous absorbs the liquid and swells.
5. Use a two forks to gently fluff the couscous
6. Gently mix in the parsley, chives, and seasonings if required.

SERVING
7. Turn the couscous into an earthenware tureen or onto a serving platter and serve while warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Couscous
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 308 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.6%

Saturated Fat 0.62 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 303.3 mg12.6%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 12 g23.5%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 20.3%

Calcium 8% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Herbed Instant Couscous Recipe