Monday, April 18, 2011

Janice's Lemon Spinach Feta Couscous

This recipe is very flexible - it can be a complete lunch for one or split in half makes a great side dish for two. If eaten as a single serving there is only 314 calories in all! Pack in as much fresh spinach as you can and ramp up the health factor!

The nutrition facts can be found at Calorie Count, the best free website for people that are counting calories!

Lemon Spinach Feta Couscous


1/2 C water
1 t olive oil (try habanero olive oil for a nice kick)
1/3 C couscous (consider using a whole wheat couscous instead of regular)
2 C spinach, torn
juice of 1 small lemon or lime (or 1/2 of each!)
2 T Feta


Bring water, spinach, and olive oil to boil in small saucepan.

Stir in 1/3 cup dry couscous. Remove from heat, cover, let sit for 7 minutes.

Stir in either 1/12 fresh lemon or lime and 2 T Feta.

Enjoy warm or cold, as a main dish for lunch or a side dish with any meal. Wonderful with lamb chops and a Shirazi salad!

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