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Packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals, whole-wheat couscous is ready to eat in minutes. Make it a meal: Fill pita bread with this salad for a tasty sandwich.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1996


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine couscous, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Pour water over the couscous and cover. Let stand until the water has been absorbed, about 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork. Let cool completely.

  • Chop parsley, mint and scallions in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Add them to the couscous, along with tomatoes and lemon juice. Toss to blend. Gently stir in feta, if using. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 32.3g; dietary fiber 6.1g; sugars 2.6g; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 1629.7IU; vitamin c 29.2mg; folate 37.7mcg; calcium 53.1mg; iron 2.7mg; magnesium 16.7mg; potassium 232.5mg; sodium 157mg.

1 starch, 1/2 vegetable