Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Whole-Wheat Couscous with Parmesan & Peas Recipe

The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Whole-Wheat Couscous with Parmesan & Peas Recipe. Enjoy cooking tasty Arabic food and learn how to make Whole-Wheat Couscous with Parmesan & Peas. 

Couscous, which is actually a type of tiny pasta, makes an almost-instant side dish. Happily, the whole-wheat variety is just as fast to prepare as regular couscous. Lemon zest is a delicious accent to nutty Parmesan in this Italian-inspired couscous.


1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup whole-wheat couscous
1 1/2 cups frozen peas
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Combine broth, water and oil in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and remove from heat. Cover and let plump for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, cook peas on the stovetop or in the microwave according to package directions.

3. Add the peas, dill, lemon zest, salt and pepper to the couscous; mix gently and fluff with a fork. Serve hot, sprinkled with cheese.

Recipe Nutrition
Per serving: 205 calories; 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 2 g mono unsaturated fat); 4 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 7 g fiber; 307 mg sodium; 104 mg potassium

recipe source eatingwell

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