Quick Fruited Couscous

Quick Fruited Couscous

Quick Fruited Couscous

Serve this colorful couscous warm or chilled with a light salad or sandwich for a quick, easy-to-pack lunch.


Makes 8 servings


2-1/4 cups orange juice
1 tablespoon margarine
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package (10 ounces) precooked couscous*
1 medium orange, peeled, separated into sections and cut into halves
1 cup red grapes, cut into halves
6 ounces firm tofu, drained and cubed
1/2 cup golden raisins

*Package label may not indicate couscous is precooked. Check ingredient label for "precooked semolina."


  1. Bring orange juice, margarine, orange peel and salt to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Fluff couscous with fork; stir in orange pieces, grapes, tofu and raisins until well blended. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of total recipe
Calories 247
Calories from Fat 11 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 49 g
Fiber 7 g
Protein 7 g
Sodium 157 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Fruit 2
Fat 1/2

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