Quick-cooking couscous transforms into a fragrant and colorful side dish with just a few staple ingredients.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1996

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total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place water, lemon juice, oil, salt and turmeric in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and currants. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Uncover, fluff with a fork and stir in scallions. Season with salt.

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Nutrition Facts

317 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 64.9g; dietary fiber 9.6g; sugars 14.1g; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 224.8IU; vitamin c 7.8mg; folate 15.9mcg; calcium 67.1mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 6.3mg; potassium 72.6mg; sodium 297.9mg.
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