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One-Dish Speedy Couscous

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Fast and flavorful, this low-fat, healthy dish comes together in a flash!
Ingredients
  Couscous 12 Ounce
  Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), diced
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Green onion 2 , finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Vegetables:
  Zucchini 1 , chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , finely sliced
  Carrot 1 , peeled and grated
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl, combine couscous, chicken and the vegetables, set aside.
2. In a saucepan, boil orange juice over medium heat. Pour into the chicken - vegetable mixture. Cover with a plastic wrap and let it stand for 5 minutes.
3. Uncover, basil, green onion, salt and pepper, stir to mix.

SERVING
4. Serve with your choice of beverage.

TIPS
Bring orange juice to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat; stir into couscous mixture. Cover tightly with plastic wrap; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir gently until evenly mixed. Serves 4.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 549 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.2%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55.3 mg18.4%

Sodium 328.8 mg13.7%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 30 g60.4%

Vitamin A 67.3% Vitamin C 124.7%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 13.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

One-Dish Speedy Couscous Recipe Video