Lemon-Tahini Couscous with Chicken & Vegetables
Lemon-Tahini Couscous with Chicken & Vegetables
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 cup whole-wheat pearl couscous (see Tip)
    • 1/4 cup tahini
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 2 cups sliced mushrooms (half of a 10-oz. package)
    • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped
    • 4 cups coleslaw mix (half of a 12- to 14-oz. package)
    • 4 cups baby spinach (half of a 5-oz. bag)
    • 12 ounces cooked chicken breast, chopped (about 21/2 cups)
    • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
    • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1291 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 97 g 148.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 79.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 73 mg 24.44%
    • Sodium: 2607 mg 108.62%
    • Calcium: 628 mg 62.77%
    • Potassium: 798 mg 22.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 13 mg 74.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 69 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 20 g 79.64%
    • Sugar: 28 g
    • Protein: 40 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 17 g
    • Vitamin A 400.59%
    • Vitamin C 260.52%
    • Vitamin D 2.45%
    • * 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 - Fat18
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables9
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total8 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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