Enjoy the benefits of good-for-you whole-wheat couscous with this quick and easy grain side dish. Fresh cherry tomatoes, crisp-tender zucchini, and earthy thyme are a perfect accompaniment to the delightful, nutty taste of the couscous.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook for about 6 minutes or until tender and golden, stirring occasionally. Add broth; bring to boiling.

  • Add zucchini, 2 teaspoons thyme, and salt; cook for about 3 minutes or until the zucchini is crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes and couscous. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes or until the broth is absorbed.

  • Fluff with a fork. If desired, garnish with thyme sprigs. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

133.8 calories; protein 6.4g 13% DV; carbohydrates 26.8g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.7g 19% DV; sugars 2.4g; fat 1.4g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 376.1IU 8% DV; vitamin c 14.7mg 25% DV; folate 22.8mcg 6% DV; calcium 25.6mg 3% DV; iron 1.3mg 7% DV; magnesium 14.4mg 5% DV; potassium 236.2mg 7% DV; sodium 223.3mg 9% DV.