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Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous

Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous

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

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25 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time


3/4 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous

3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Light Butter with Canola Oil

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place couscous into medium bowl; set aside. Place chicken broth and Light Butter with Canola Oil in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 3-5 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil; pour over couscous.

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Tip #1

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 (1 serving)

110 Calories
4 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
290 Sodium (mg)
16 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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