Crimson Couscous

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  • Summary

    Couscous will soak up the color and flavor of whatever liquid you cook it in; water infused with a red beet will impart a deep blush.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup peeled, diced (1/4 inch) beet (about 1 medium beet)
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
    • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 cup couscous
    • 1/4 cup dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 2 tablespoons dried currants
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
    • Freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 232 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 8 mg 2.54%
    • Sodium: 485 mg 20.22%
    • Calcium: 27 mg 2.73%
    • Potassium: 132 mg 3.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.76%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.88%
    • Vitamin C 6.59%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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