One-Dish Speedy Couscous

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Jul. 01, 2013

Fast and flavorful, this low-fat, healthy dish comes together in a flash!


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
Zucchini 1 , chopped
Celery stalk 1 , finely sliced
Carrot 1 , peeled and grated



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.


4. Serve with your choice of beverage.


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
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 549Calories from Fat 88

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 328 mg13.67%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet