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The Simple Skillet | Couscous with Zucchini and Mushrooms

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Couscous with Zucchini and Mushrooms


Serves: 6 as a side dish

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

This is a simple side dish that cooks quickly and a good way to eat some vegetables. You can use broth instead of water for extra flavor.

Ingredients

1 cup couscous, whole wheat, dry

1 cup water

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 onion(s), chopped

1 teaspoon garlic, bottled minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground

1 pound zz

8 ounces mushrooms, Crimini or button or combo, sliced

Preparation

Heat olive oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and stir. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and slice in quarter inch thick slices. Add zucchini to pan and stir, cooking for about 1 minute. Add salt, pepper and water and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add couscous and stir. Cover and remove from heat. Allow to sit with cover on for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 110 calories, 2.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g protein, 19 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 200 mg sodium, WW Points Plus Value 3


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