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Vegetable Couscous

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  Orange juice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Reduced sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Couscous 10 Ounce
  Non-stick cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Red bell pepper 1 Large, finely chopped
  Green onions with tops 2 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced

Place juice, broth, margarine, orange peel and salt, if desired, in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat.
Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet lightly with cooking spray.
Heat skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add pepper, onions and garlic.
Cook and stir 2 minutes or until pepper is softened.
Fluff couscous lightly with fork.
Stir in pepper mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1516 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.2%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1469.6 mg61.2%

Total Carbohydrates 271 g90.2%

Dietary Fiber 19 g75.9%

Sugars 33.2 g

Protein 42 g84%

Vitamin A 108.7% Vitamin C 553.3%

Calcium 16% Iron 27.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vegetable Couscous Recipe