Couscous with Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Couscous with Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Fresh parsley provides the finishing touch for this satisfying supper, which can be assembled in a jiffy from on-hand ingredients.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
cups water
1 1/3
cups uncooked couscous
1
(28-oz.) jar chunky vegetable spaghetti sauce
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans (Chick Peas), drained, rinsed
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. In medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine spaghetti sauce, beans and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  3. Fluff couscous with fork. Serve sauce mixture over couscous; sprinkle with parsley. If desired, sprinkle with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 770mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 5 Starch;
    • 5 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.