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Vegetable Couscous
Vegetable Couscous

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 4

(108 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 229
Protein: 7 g
Carbs: 42 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 11 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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Why have plain old couscous when you can add a few simple imgredients to make it twice as tasty!
1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced and pressed
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup dry couscous (whole wheat if available)
1-1/2 cups water
2 small tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 Sauté onion, garlic and green pepper in oil in a large skillet until soft, then push to sides of pan.
2 In the center of the skillet, pour in the couscous. Add the water to the couscous, stirring gently.
3 Top this mixture with tomato wedges and the cooked green peppers; cover pan for 3 minutes.
4 Add a little water and cook longer, if needed. Couscous should be light and fluffy.

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