Moroccan Vegetables With Spiced Couscous Recipe

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Moroccan Vegetables With Spiced Couscous
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  1. In large nonstick pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 to 6 minutes. Add garlic, red pepper flakes, cumin and cinnamon and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add bell pepper, sweet potato, saffron and broth. Increase heat and bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat, cover pan and simmer, stirring once or twice, until sweet potato is tender, about 10 minutes. Add broccoli, currants and
  3. Meanwhile, in medium skillet, heat remaining tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add couscous and cook, stirring often, until lightly coated with oil, 2 to 3 minutes. In small saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add boiling water and pinch of salt to couscous. Stir a couple of times; cover and let stand until all water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Fluff with fork.
  4. Divide couscous among 6 plates, top with mound of vegetables and sprinkle with chopped mint.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 319.35 Kcal (1337 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.83g 11%
Cholesterol 0.82mg 0%
Sodium 648.4mg 27%
Potassium 526.18mg 11%
Total Carbs 55.41g 18%
Sugars 5.68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6.88g 28%
Protein 9.16g 18%
Vitamin C 57mg 95%
Vitamin A 1.2mg 40%
Iron 69.6mg 387%
Calcium 80.7mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 122.76 Kcal (514 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.63g 11%
Cholesterol 0.32mg 0%
Sodium 249.25mg 27%
Potassium 202.27mg 11%
Total Carbs 21.3g 18%
Sugars 2.18g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2.64g 28%
Protein 3.52g 18%
Vitamin C 21.9mg 95%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 40%
Iron 26.8mg 387%
Calcium 31mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.2
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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