Apricot Pine Nut Cous Cous

Description:

Serve this grain side dish alongside some baked fish or roasted chicken. Add a side of steamed or roasted veggies and you've got a tasty balanced meal!

Serving Size:

1/2 cup
Mar2014 apricot pine nut cous

Nutritional Facts:

Calories: 115.0
Total Fat: 2.0g
Saturated Fat: 0.2g
Carbohydrate: 22.0g
Fiber: 2.0g
Protein: 4.0g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Sodium: 105.0mg

Instructions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Add couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes and fluff with a fork. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients. Toss gently to coat.

Ingredients:

2 cups reduced sodium, fat-free chicken broth
1 ½ cups whole-wheat couscous, uncooked
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
6 dried apricots, chopped
3 tablespoons low-sugar preserves
1 green onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted


 Source: diabetes.org

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