Mediterranean Couscous and Beans

Mediterranean Couscous and Beans

Raisins, tomatoes and garbanzos with an accent of feta cheese make this a tasty meal you can put on the table in a snap.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3
cups vegetable broth or Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups uncooked couscous
1/2
cup raisins or currants
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
small tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
1/3
cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. Heat broth to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese; remove from heat.
  2. Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed; stir gently. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know...
Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, have a round, irregular shape and nutlike flavor. These "little chicks" are very popular in Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Italian and Mexican cuisines.
Purchasing
No need to crumble your own feta. Look for crumbled cheese at your grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 575
    • (Calories from Fat 65 ),
  • Total Fat 7 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 11 mg;
  • Sodium 1070 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 114 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 13 g,
  • Protein 27 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 7 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.