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Couscous, Corn and Lima Bean Sauté

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy this delicious sauté made using couscous, corn and lima beans.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
box (11 oz) whole wheat couscous
1
box (10 oz) frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
2
boxes (9 oz each) frozen baby lima beans, thawed
2
cups water
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup slivered almonds, toasted

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except almonds. Heat to boiling over high heat. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff before serving. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except almonds. Heat to boiling over high heat. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff before serving. Sprinkle with almonds.

Expert Tips

This recipe goes together in just minutes, thanks to whole wheat couscous, a whole grain that has already been cooked and dried. All you do is add water and veggies, heat to boiling, let stand and fluff. Now that's a real time savings!

Whole Grain Serving: 1 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
470mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
69g
23%
Dietary Fiber
11g
45%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
15g
15%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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