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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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  • 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

134 calories; 1.4 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 223 mg sodium. 236 mg potassium; 26.8 g carbohydrates; 4.7 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 6.4 g protein; 376 IU vitamin a iu; 15 mg vitamin c; 23 mcg folate; 26 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 14 mg magnesium;