Couscous with Broccoli and Mushrooms
Serves: 6 as a side dish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
This is a simple side dish.
1 cup couscous, whole wheat, dry
1 cup water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 onion(s), chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, bottled minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
1 pound broccoli, fresh
8 ounces mushrooms, Crimini or button or combo, sliced
Heat olive oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and stir. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Cut tough stem from broccoli and discard. Chop broccoli into a rough chop. Add broccoli to pan and stir. Add salt, pepper and water and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add couscous and stir. Cover and remove from heat. Allow to sit with cover on for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
Per Serving About: 110 calories, 2 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 210 mg sodium, Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 0.5 fat, Carb Choices: 1.5