Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous

Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous

Couscous is combined with fresh vegetables and mint to create a light, yet hearty side dish.

25 min.prep time 25 min.total time
5 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

3/4 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
3/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons stick Land O Lakes® Light Butter
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 medium (1 cup) cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 medium (3/4 cup) tomato, chopped
2 tablespoons Kalamata olives, quartered
1 tablespoon sliced green onions
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint

Directions

Place couscous in medium bowl; set aside. Place chicken broth and light butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil (3 to 5 minutes); pour over couscous.

Cover with plastic food wrap; let stand 5 minutes. Uncover; fluff with fork. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well.

Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe Tip

Land O Lakes® Butter can also be used in this recipe. Nutrition Facts using butter: Calories 140, Fat 8g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 290mg, Carbohydrate 16g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Protein 3g.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 110

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 290mg

Carbohydrates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #14680©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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