Greens and Couscous

Greens and Couscous

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Whole-wheat couscous is a simple side dish, yet by adding garlic and peppery mustard greens to the cooking liquid, it feels much more sophisticated.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped mustard greens or collard greens
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup whole-wheat couscous


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  1. In a 2-quart saucepan heat oil over medium heat; add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add greens and stir; cover and cook about 5 minutes or until greens are almost tender. Add broth to the greens and bring to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover and and let stand for 5 minutes. Divide among four serving plates.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 122 calories; 3 g fat(0 g sat); 4 g fiber; 21 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 80 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 4,410 IU vitamin A; 30 mg vitamin C; 61 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 149 mg sodium; 206 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (88% daily value), Vitamin C (50% dv), Folate (20% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, ½ fat

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