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COUSCOUS, CORN & LIMA BEAN SAUTE

 

Betty Tip: 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!
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Start To Finish 25 Minutes
6 Servings (1 2/3 Cups Each)
Whole Grain Serving 1 1/2


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


Directions
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.

Nutrition
1 Serving: Calories 390 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1 5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 470mg, Total Carbohydrate 69g (Dietary Fiber 11g, Sugars 4g), Protein 15g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 8% Iron 20%
Exchanges: 4 Starch, 2 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 4 1/2

 

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