Add a Little Interest With Persian Couscous
18 mins (prep 10, cooking 8)
11 ingredients
3-4 servings
Couscous is a busy cooks dream come true--- invaluable for anyone who wants good food on the table fast! My youngest daughter loves to prepare herself a small bowl of couscous when she comes home from school. This recipe, colourful and tasty, with interesting textures, makes a good side or even a main dish. From The Very Easy Vegetarian Cookbook by Alison & Simon Holst

Categories:  side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , <-30-mins , european , easy , main-dish , quick , vegetarian , one-dish-meal , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (117.02 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 465.85 Calories from Fat 162.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18.07g 83.42%
Saturated Fat 1.99g 29.84%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 10.93mg 1.37%
Total Carbohydrate 68.5g 68.5%
Dietary Fiber 5.64 g 67.7%
Sugars 19.9 g %
Protein 10.13g 60.78%
Vitamin A 950.43IU% Vitamin C 1.29mg%
Calcium 38.17mg% Iron 2.25mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
grated, an, boiling water, chopped