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Cauliflower and Couscous Pilaf

 
Cauliflower and Couscous Pilaf
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In this recipe, we use whole wheat couscous instead of rice, we add orange juice and currant, so the pilaf is sweet too.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

5

min

Ready

25

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil, extra-virgin
4 cups cauliflower florets
finely chopped, 1 medium
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup chicken broth, low salt
or vegetable broth
1 teaspoon orange zest
freshly grated
¼ cup orange juice
¼ cup currants
cup couscous
prefer whole wheat
½ cup scallions, spring or green onions
green parts, sliced

Directions

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Add cauliflower and salt; cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes.

Add chicken broth, orange zest, juice and currants; bring to a boil over high heat.

Stir in whole wheat couscous and scallion greens.

Remove from heat and let stand, covered, until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

Fluff with a fork and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

-2

over 8 years

I used vegetable broth, frozen concentrated orange juice, I didn't have currants, so I used some dried prunes, but it was still tasty, it is a great side-dish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 142g (5.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12118% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 75%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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