Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous

Mediterranean Whole Wheat Couscous
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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

Ingredients

3/4 cup
uncooked whole wheat couscous
3/4 cup
reduced sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons
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

  1. 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 (3-5 minutes); pour over couscous.
  2. Cover with plastic food wrap; let stand 5 minutes. Uncover; fluff with fork. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well.
  3. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe Tips

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
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
16g
Protein
3g
Fat
4g
Sodium
290mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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