Colorful Lemon Couscous

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Colorful Lemon Couscous

Colorful Lemon Couscous
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Shirley Wu/ Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Vegetables, Grains
Main Ingredient: Bean & Legume
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)

Give this one a try! You will really enjoy it.


Vegetable oil spray
1 small green bell Pepper, chopped
1 small red or yellow bell Pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon minced Garlic
1 cup low-sodium Chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup whole-wheat Couscous
1 teaspoon finely shredded Lemon peel
1 tablespoon Lemon juice


Spray a medium saucepan with vegetable oil. Place over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers and garlic. Cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add remaining ingredients; stir and remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 99
Total Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 243 mg
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Protein: 3 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:

Cook's Notes: