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Mediterranean Couscous with Capers Recipe

 

Ingredients

Servings: 7

 

6 ounces uncooked couscous

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

1/4 cup snipped fresh parsley

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint

1/4 cup capers, rinsed and drained

1 1/2 tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth

1/2 tsp salt

1 medium garlic clove, minced

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1 tsp dried oregano, crumbled

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Exchanges/Choices:

1 1/2 Starch

1/2 Fat

 

Calories 125

Carbohydrate 21g

    Dietary Fiber 2g

    Sugar 2g

Fat 3g

Sodium 323mg

Cooking Methods

  1. Prepare the couscous using the package directions, omitting the salt and oil. Fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients.
  3. Gently stir the couscous into the onion mixture.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

Toss quick-cooking couscous with mild red onions, capers, olive oil, fresh mint and a splash of lemon. This diabetic vegetable dish is so simple, yet so sophisticated.

 

 

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