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Orange Pistachio Couscous

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Ingredients
  Canned low-sodium chicken broth/Chicken stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange 1 Medium, zest finely grated
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant couscous 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Orange flower water 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped pistachio nuts 2 1⁄2 Ounce, shelled, roasted (About 1/2-Cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a medium saucepan, add stock, orange zest, butter and salt to combine.

MAKING
2) Place over high heat and bring a boil.
3) Stir in couscous, cover with a lid and remove from heat.
4) Allow the couscous to stand for 5 minutes.
5) Spread orange flower water over the couscous and sprinkle the pistachios.
6) With a fork, fluff the couscous lightly.

SERVING
7) Transfer to a serving plate and serve warm by garnishing with fresh orange slices, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Couscous
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 441 Calories from Fat 125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.4%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%

Sodium 254.7 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.6%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 13 g26.4%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 5.8% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Pistachio Couscous Recipe