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Black Bean Couscous

Black Bean Couscous

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 140
Black Bean Couscous
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 27

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped red or green sweet pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 15 - ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce can vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 cup quick-cooking couscous
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. In a large skillet heat oil; add green onions, sweet pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir until vegetables are just tender but not brown. Stir in the cumin, salt, paprika, chili powder, and ground red pepper; cook and stir 1 minute more.
  2. Carefully stir beans and broth into mixture in skillet. Bring to boiling; stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Just before serving, stir in 3 tablespoons of the cilantro. Sprinkle remaining cilantro atop each serving.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 140 cal., 2 g total fat 412 mg sodium, 27 g carb. (6 g fiber), 7 g pro.

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