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Breakfast Couscous

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients
Couscous is very versatile. Not only is it a great side, it makes a great breakfast too, an exotic form of cream of wheat if you will. Try this one cold morning for a...

Ingredients


  • 1¼ cup milk or almond milk
  • ½ cup whole wheat couscous
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cardamom pods or cloves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons chopped prunes
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins

Nutrition Facts

Calories

294 cals

Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

7 g

Carbohydrates

53 g

Sugar

10 g

Fiber

6 g

Protein

9 g

Sodium

113 mg

Directions

  1. In a microwave proof bowl, combine the milk with cinnamon, honey, ground ginger, and cardamom. Cover and microwave for 2 minutes, until the milk is very warm and steaming.
  2. Remove the bowl from the microwave. Remove the cardamom pods and stir in the couscous. Cover and let sit for 3-5 minutes, or until the milk has been absorbed. Stir in chopped almonds and dried fruit.

Chef Tips

If you do not usually cook with a microwave, simmer the milk with the spices in a small saucepan over medium-low heat for about 4 minutes.

 

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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