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Quick Edge Couscous

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Easy and quick to make, this couscous salad is the perfect snack before physical activity.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 2 min Standing : 5 min
400 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Halal
  • Heart-healthy
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1/4 cup couscous, whole wheat 40 g
1 tsp chicken stock powder 7 g
2 tbsp evaporated milk powder 14 g
7 dried apricots 5 tbsp
3 tbsp slivered almonds 12 g
1/4 cup water 65 mL

Method

At Home:

  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients and transfer to a plastic bag.

At the Rink:

  1. Transfer dry mix to a bowl or microwavable container. Add water and microwave on "High" for 1 min. The time will vary depending on your microwave and bowl, so you may need some trial-and-error testing to figure out how long it takes. Alternatively, add boiling water to the dry mixture.
  2. Let the couscous sit for 5 min then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (210g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

400

Fat

7 g

10 %

Saturated 0.7 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

220 mg

9 %

Carbohydrate

75 g

25 %

Fibre

8 g

31 %

Sugars

36 g

Protein

14 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

37 %

Calcium

22 %

Iron

18 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 1 ½ servings
Milk and Alternatives : ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives : ½ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Magnesium, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 2
Fruits 1 ½
Milk and Alternatives ½
Fats 1

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