Curried Coconut Couscous

Add an Asian twist to your family's Middle Eastern cuisine night! Serve couscous cooked in coconut milk and flavored with curry powder as a side dish - ready in 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

2
teaspoons olive oil
1
medium onion, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
3/4
cup chicken or vegetable broth
1/2
cup canned reduced-fat coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1/3
cup golden raisins

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and gingerroot; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Stir in broth, coconut milk, curry powder, salt and red pepper. Heat to boiling. Stir in couscous and raisins. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Uncover; fluff with fork.

Expert Tips

Curry and coconut team up to make a terrific-tasting grain side dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.