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Couscous with Parsley

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Couscous 3 Ounce
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 4-cup glass measure, place the water.
2) Microwave on HIGH for 1 ½ minutes, till the water starts to boil.
3) Add all the remaining ingredients and stir well.
4) With heavy-duty plastic wrap, cover the measure and vent.
5) Microwave once again on HIGH for 1 ½ to 2 minutes, till the entire liquid has been absorbed.
6) Let the preparation stand for about 2 minutes.

SERVING
7) Transfer the couscous to a decorative serving plate, fluff with a fork and serve while still hot. Makes a good side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Dish: 
Couscous
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes
Ready In: 
9 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.5%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 26.1 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g22.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 12 g23.7%

Vitamin A 50.5% Vitamin C 67%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 18.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Couscous With Parsley Recipe