Fat-free Vegan Orange Banana Breakfast Couscous Recipe

Couscous makes an easy healthy and fat-free breakfast for vegetarians and vegans on the go
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 3 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
280 Calories
1g Fat
61g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 8g
Calcium 35mg 3%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A fat-free vegan couscous cereal recipe with fruity flavors! Couscous makes a quick and easy vegetarian or vegan breakfast alternative to processed cereal or if you're bored of oatmeal. Try this filling and satisfying orange and banana couscous for breakfast. It's also virtually fat-free!

If you like having couscous for breakfast, have you tried having quinoa for breakfast? You absolutely should!


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • Cinnamon and nutmeg, to taste
  • Maple syrup, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat water and orange juice until almost boiling in a small saucepan. Add couscous, cover, and turn off heat.

  2. Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes, until couscous is soft.

  3. Add in sliced banana, and sprinkle with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg, and drizzle with just a touch of maple syrup.

Makes three servings.

Nutritional information, per serving (from CalorieCount):
Calories: 306, Calories from Fat: 6
% Recommended Daily Value:
Total Fat: 0.7g, 1%
Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%
Sodium: 10mg, 0%
Total Carbohydrates: 66.7g, 22%
Dietary Fiber: 4.1g, 16%
Protein: 8.4g
Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 75%, Calcium 3%, Iron 5%