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Israeli Couscous Recipe with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 large lemon, juice of
    • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tsp dill weed
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • salt and pepper
    • 2 cups Israeli couscous (Pearl couscous)
    • Olive oil
    • Water
    • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
    • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onions
    • 1/2 English cucumber, finely chopped
    • 15 oz can chickpeas
    • 14 oz can good quality artichoke hearts, roughly chopped if needed
    • 1/2 cup good pitted kalamta olives
    • 15-20 fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped or torn; more for garnish
    • 10 mini fresh mozzarella balls (or 1 cup chopped fresh mozzarella), optional

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 134 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.48%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.59%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 43 mg 1.77%
    • Calcium: 124 mg 12.42%
    • Potassium: 1013 mg 28.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.96%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.99%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 27.92%
    • Vitamin C 55.28%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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