Couscous Pilaf

Couscous Pilaf

Looking for a couscous recipe? Then check out this pilaf packed with mushroom, bell pepper and nuts - a side or main dish that can be made ready in 40 minutes!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

3/4
cup uncooked couscous
1
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3
ounces fresh mushrooms, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped cashews or pecans
1/3
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
medium tomato, chopped (2/3 cup)
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon ground coriander
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
2
green onions, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 375°. Spray round nonstick baking pan, 9 x 1 1/2 inches, or square baking dish, 8 x 8 x 2 inches, with cooking spray.
  2. Mix couscous and broth in pan; cover with aluminum foil. Bake 10 minutes; fluff with fork.
  3. Meanwhile, heat butter in 10- inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté mushrooms, cashews and bell pepper until bell pepper is crisp-tender; remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients. Stir vegetable mixture into couscous in pan.
  4. Bake pilaf, uncovered, 10 minutes longer or until couscous is slightly brown.
Makes 2 servings
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Good 2 Know
This flavorful medley makes three side-dish servings or two meatless main-dish servings. As a side, try it with broiled lamb chops rubbed with fresh or dried herbs.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 145),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 260mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.