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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

167.2 calories; protein 6.7g 14% DV; carbohydrates 29.4g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 5.5g 22% DV; sugars 1.1g; fat 3.7g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 65.9IU 1% DV; vitamin c 2.2mg 4% DV; folate 5.1mcg 1% DV; calcium 35.6mg 4% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 18.9mg 7% DV; potassium 53.6mg 2% DV; sodium 72.8mg 3% DV.