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Minted Garden Couscous

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Minted Garden Couscous
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6
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This refreshing side dish is like tabbouleh but made with quick-cooking couscous instead of bulgur.

Ingredients

1/3
cup uncooked couscous
1/2
cup water
2
medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium cucumber, seeded, finely chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup finely chopped radishes
2
tablespoons finely chopped green onions
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 1/2
teaspoons oil
1/4
teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1 Cook couscous in water as directed on package, omitting margarine and salt. Toss with fork; place on cookie sheet in thin layer to cool quickly and prevent lumps.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, radishes, onions, parsley and mint; toss gently to mix.
  • 3 Add cooled couscous to vegetable mixture; toss gently. Drizzle with lime juice and oil; sprinkle with salt. Toss gently.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
10
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
2%
(
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
2g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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