Steamed Couscous

Steamed Couscous

2 servings
Cooking 5 min

100 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1/3 cup water   85 mL
1 pinch salt   0.4 g
1/2 tsp olive oil   2.5 mL
1/3 cup couscous, whole wheat   50 g

Method

Pour the water into a saucepan, then bring it to a rolling boil. Add the salt and oil. Remove the saucepan from heat then slowly pour in the couscous while stirring gently. Cover for 2 min, until the couscous has swelled and all the water is absorbed. Add a little more water if the couscous looks too dry. Serve.

Remarks

1-2 pats of butter can also be added, if you wish.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (80g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

1.5 g

2 %

Saturated 0.2 g
+ Trans 0 g

1 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

55 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

2 g

8 %

Sugars

0 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

0 %

Calcium

0 %

Iron

2 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: 1 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Cholesterol, Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Niacin
Excellent source of :
Selenium
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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