Sweet and Spicy Veggie Couscous

Make room for a super side dish! Favorite peas and corn get a giant flavor boost.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1
large carrot, shredded
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ Chicken Broth (from 32-oz. carton)
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® Whole Kernel Corn, Red and Green Peppers, drained
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ frozen baby sweet peas
2
tablespoons golden raisins
1 1/2
teaspoons curry powder
1
teaspoon cumin
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/2
cups uncooked couscous
2
tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted, if desired*
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onion and carrot; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.
  • 2 Increase heat to medium-high. Add all remaining ingredients except couscous, almonds and basil; mix well. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 To serve, fluff couscous with fork. Garnish with slivered almonds and basil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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