Vegetable Couscous

(makes 4-6 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Vegetable CouscousIngredients:

  • 3 medium garlic cloves, minced and pressed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 small ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges


  • In a large-size skillet, sauté garlic, onion and green bell pepper in vegetable oil until soft then push to sides of pan.
  • In the center of the skillet, pour in the couscous. Add the water to the couscous, stirring gently.
  • Top this mixture with tomato wedges and the cooked green peppers; cover pan for approximately 3 minutes.
  • Add a little water and cook longer, if needed. Couscous should be light and fluffy.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (172 g)): 229 Calories, 7 g Protein, 42 g carbohydrates, 4 g Dietary Fiber, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 11 mg sodium


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