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In a hurry? Just a bit of lemon peel, slivered almonds, and fresh chives are all that's needed to season this fresh-tasting 15-minute couscous side dish, which pairs well with any meat or fish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook couscous in a medium saucepan according to package directions, omitting any salt or oil. Stir in almonds, chives, lemon peel, and salt. Divide among four serving plates.

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Tips

Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 29.4g; dietary fiber 5.5g; sugars 1.1g; fat 3.7g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 65.9IU; vitamin c 2.2mg; folate 5.1mcg; calcium 35.6mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 18.9mg; potassium 53.6mg; sodium 72.8mg.
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