|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 2g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||1%|
|Total Carbohydrate 60g||22%|
|Dietary Fiber 7g||25%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Couscous can be prepared in just 5 minutes. Simply follow the instructions on the package for foolproof, fluffy couscous every time. As a rule, a 1/3 cup of dry couscous will yield one cup of cooked couscous. We recommend using whole wheat couscous to boost your intake of fiber. serve with some grilled chicken or salmon.
- 2 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous
- 1 cup cucumber (chopped)
- 1 cup tomatoes (chopped)
- 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
- 1 cup canned garbanzo beans (drained)
- 1/3 cup fresh mint (chopped)
- Juice of two large lemons
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
Combine couscous, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, garbanzo beans and mint in a large bowl.
Whisk together lemon juice and olive oil.
Pour over couscous salad and stir well.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Serve and enjoy!