Mint Couscous with Raisins and Almonds
 

Mint Couscous with Raisins and Almonds

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Ingredients:

2 ½ cups (625mL) water, boiling
8 Bigelow Mint Medley® Herb Tea Bags
2 teaspoons (10mL) olive oil
1 teaspoon (5mL) salt
1 cup (250mL) couscous
½ cup (125mL) raisins
¼ cup (60mL) slivered almonds, toasted
2 tablespoons (30mL) fresh mint leaves, chopped

Yield: Serves 6 - Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25-30 minutes.

Instructions:

In a saucepan, add water and tea bags, steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags; add olive oil, salt and combine until mixed.

In a large bowl, place couscous and cover with mint tea mixture. Cover and let stand about 20 minutes. Remove cover and fluff with a fork; add raisins, almonds and fresh mint. Toss well and serve with chicken or shrimp.

Nutritional Information:

Nutritional Information Per Serving Percent of Daily Value
Calories 192
10%
 Protein  5 grams 11%
 Carbohydrate  35 grams 12%
 Total Fat  4 grams 6%
 Alcohol  0 grams
 Cholesterol  0 milligrams 0%
 Saturated Fat  0.4 grams 2%
 Monounsaturated Fat  3 grams
 Polyunsaturated Fat  0.8 grams
 Trans Fatty Acid  0 grams
 Total Dietary Fiber  3 grams 10%
 Total Sugar  7 grams
 Percentage of Calories 
 Protein  11%
 Carbohydrate  71%
 Total Fat  18%
 Alcohol  0%
 Vitamins & Mineral 
 Sodium  393 milligrams 16%
 Potassium  185 milligrams 5%
 Vitamin A   2 Retinol Equivalent 0%
 Vitamin C  0.4 milligrams 1%
 Calcium  29 milligrams 3%
 Iron  0.8 milligrams 5%
 Vitamin D (ug)  0 micrograms 0%
 Thiamin  0.07 micrograms 5%
 Riboflavin  0.09 milligrams 5%
 Niacin  1 milligrams 6%
 Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)  0.06 milligrams 3%
 Folic Acid  9 milligrams 2%
 Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)  0 micrograms 0%
Nutritional Recipe Features
Low in Cholesterol
Sugar Free
Dairy Free
Soy Free

 

Mint Couscous with Raisins and Almonds
 

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