Quinoa-Couscous "risotto"

25 mins (prep 10, cooking 15)
14 ingredients
4 servings
This has the creamy texture of risotto without the constant stirring. Use only ISRAELI couscous, which is larger than regular couscous. (Can usually be found in ethnic section of grocery store)

Categories:  side-dish , low-cholesterol , pasta,-rice-and-grains , <-30-mins , easy , low-sat.-fat , grains , healthy , pasta , low-in... , healthy-2 , low-sodium , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (202.75 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 129.32 Calories from Fat 55.62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.18g 38.02%
Saturated Fat 1.07g 21.43%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 1.18mg 1.58%
Sodium 215.79mg 35.97%
Total Carbohydrate 15.91g 21.22%
Dietary Fiber 1.78 g 28.46%
Sugars 7.2 g %
Protein 3.28g 26.24%
Vitamin A 764.41IU% Vitamin C 33.45mg%
Calcium 23.89mg% Iron 0.73mg%
*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:
israeli couscous, ground ginger, ground cumin, slivered almonds, salt and pepper


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