In a hurry? Just a bit of lemon peel, slivered almonds, and fresh chives are all that's needed to season this fresh-tasting 15-minute couscous side dish, which pairs well with any meat or fish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Cook couscous in a medium saucepan according to package directions, omitting any salt or oil. Stir in almonds, chives, lemon peel, and salt. Divide among four serving plates.



Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; 3.7 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 73 mg sodium. 54 mg potassium; 29.4 g carbohydrates; 5.5 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 6.7 g protein; 66 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 36 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 19 mg magnesium;