Couscous with Tomato and Avocado
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
This is a quick and easy side dish that can be served warm or cold.
1 cup couscous, whole wheat, dry
1 1/4 cup vegetable broth, reduced sodium
1/2 avocado(s), Haas or any
4 tomato(es), medium, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, fresh, chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Bring the broth and the garlic powder to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Add the couscous and stir. Place the cover on the pan and remove from the heat for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, peel and cut the avocado into small cubes. Chop the tomatoes and the cilantro. Pour the couscous in a bowl and allow it to cool for about 10 minutes. Add the avocado, tomato and cilantro and toss lightly. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Per Serving About: 180 calories, 4 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g protein, 31 g carbohydrates, 7 g dietary fiber, 65 mg sodium Exchanges: 1.5 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat Carb Choices: 2