Couscous with Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

Fresh parsley provides the finishing touch for this satisfying supper, which can be assembled in a jiffy from on-hand ingredients.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups water
1 1/3
cups uncooked couscous
1
(28-oz.) jar chunky vegetable spaghetti sauce
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans (Chick Peas), drained, rinsed
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine spaghetti sauce, beans and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Fluff couscous with fork. Serve sauce mixture over couscous; sprinkle with parsley. If desired, sprinkle with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine spaghetti sauce, beans and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Fluff couscous with fork. Serve sauce mixture over couscous; sprinkle with parsley. If desired, sprinkle with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
78g
78%
(Dietary Fiber
11g
11%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 5 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.