Couscous with Scallions

Couscous with Scallions

Prep Time Prep: 5m Cook Time Cook: 5m Total Time Total: 15m

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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side-dish

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 cup plain couscous
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley, optional
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the oil and chicken broth or water, and bring to a simmer. Stir in the scallions and couscous and cover the pan. Remove the pan from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. When the couscous has absorbed all the liquid, fluff it with a fork, and add the parsley, if using, and salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 cup plain couscous
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley, optional
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the oil and chicken broth or water, and bring to a simmer. Stir in the scallions and couscous and cover the pan. Remove the pan from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. When the couscous has absorbed all the liquid, fluff it with a fork, and add the parsley, if using, and salt and pepper. Serve warm.