Couscous Orange Almonds Parsley

Couscous Orange Almonds Parsley

This recipe is delicious and makes a great light lunch. It also makes a great accompaniment to grilled steak, chicken, or fish.

CAL P/SERVE
294
kJ P/SERVE
1230
FAT P/SERVE
5.5g
CARBS P/SERVE
49.4g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
9.7g
SUGAR P/SERVE
3.1g
SODIUM P/SERVE
13g
FAT
%
3.6%
ENERGY RDI%
14.1%

Couscous is low in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol, and has a lower GI than pasta. At 9.7g per serve of protein, this recipe is just under the 10g per serve required to be classified as a good source of protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cous cous
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 20g orange juice
  • 10 g orange rind
  • 20g parsley
  • 30g almonds, chopped or slivered
  • 10g sunflower seeds
  • 10g sultanas, finely chopped

Method

  1. Place cous cous in large bowl, pour over boiling water.
  2. Add orange juice and fluff up and stir well.
  3. Mix in parsley, almonds, sultanas, sunflower seeds, and mix well through cous cous.
  4. Serve immediately with extra chopped parsley if desired.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:150g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1230 kJ 819 kJ
  294 Cal 196 Cal
Protein 9.7 g 6.5 g
Fat, total 5.5 g 3.6 g
- Saturated 0.5 g 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 49.4 g 32.9 g
- Sugars 3.1 g 2.0 g
Sodium 13 mg 8 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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