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Couscous with Fennel and Pinenuts

 
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Couscous with Fennel and Pinenuts Couscous with Fennel and Pinenuts Couscous with Fennel and Pinenuts

Quick, easy and delicious. Serve it as a side dish or a vegetarian main dish by using vegetable broth.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

5

min

Ready

15

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 ½ tablespoons butter
2 cups fennel bulb
cut into 1/4-inch cubes, about 1 large
*
½ teaspoon fennel seeds
coarsely ground in mortar with pestle or in spice mill
2 cups chicken broth, low salt
1 cup water
12 ounces couscous
about 2 cups
¼ cup pine nuts
toasted
3 tablespoons chives
fresh, chopped

Directions

Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.

Add fennel cubes and fennel seeds; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Sauté until fennel cubes are almost tender, about 5 minutes.

Add broth and 1 cup water; bring to boil.

Stir in couscous.

Remove from heat; cover and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.

Fluff with fork; stir in nuts and chives.

Season with salt and pepper.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 172g (6.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23429% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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