Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

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Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

Yield: 8 Servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 145 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Protein: 5 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 10 mg | Smartpoints (Freestyle): 4 |

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachios
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine the couscous with the stock in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover and turn off the heat. Allow to sit for 10 minutes, covered.
  2. Put the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add the pistachios and pulse until rough chopped. Transfer to a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  3. When the couscous is done, add it to the bowl and toss with the herb paste. Stir the arugula into the hot couscous and stir until wilted. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

Looking for a new couscous recipe to accompany your salmon or roasted chicken? This whole wheat couscous with arugula and pistachios is sure to be a hit. It gets its bright green flavor from a a combination of several fresh herbs, and the peppery arugula is complimented nicely by the subtle crunch of the pistachios. It’s the perfect side dish for roasted meats or fish, or to bring to a cookout or pot luck.

Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios

Yield: 8 Servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 145 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Protein: 5 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 10 mg | Smartpoints (Freestyle): 4 |

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachios
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine the couscous with the stock in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover and turn off the heat. Allow to sit for 10 minutes, covered.
  2. Put the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add the pistachios and pulse until rough chopped. Transfer to a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  3. When the couscous is done, add it to the bowl and toss with the herb paste. Stir the arugula into the hot couscous and stir until wilted. Serve warm or at room temperature.
https://skinnyms.com/herbed-couscous-with-arugula-and-pistachios/

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2 Comments on "Herbed Couscous with Arugula and Pistachios"

  1. Marjorie  May 27, 2018

    I wish this recipe had the nutritional contents

    Reply
    • Gale Compton  May 28, 2018

      Marjorie, We’ll get the data entered asap. 🙂

      Reply

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