Friday, January 27, 2012

Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions Recipe. Enjoy Moroccan food recipes and learn how to make Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions.  

Quick-cooking couscous transforms into a fragrant and colorful side dish with just a few staple ingredients.

4 servings

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


2 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon turmeric
1 1/3 cups whole-wheat couscous
1/2 cup currants
1 bunch scallions, chopped
Salt, to taste


Place water, lemon juice, oil, salt and turmeric in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and currants. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Uncover, fluff with a fork and stir in scallions. Season with salt.


Per serving: 231 calories; 4 g fat ( 1 g sat , 3 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 46 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 6 g fiber; 297 mg sodium; 73 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat

From EatingWell:  March/April 1996

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1 comment:

  1. Hello from a new follower- I really like your recipes and look forward to trying some of them and seeing more. I love couscous (how easy it is and how it goes so well with just about anything) and this recipe will be on my menu soon.


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