Fat-free Vegan Orange Banana Breakfast Couscous Recipe

Couscous makes an easy healthy and fat-free breakfast for vegetarians and vegans on the go
  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 3 servings

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!

What You'll Need

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

How 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%

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 280
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Carbohydrates 61 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 8 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)