Couscous is a great alternative to white and even brown rice. With 6 grams of protein per serving, this North African staple is also a great source of several B vitamins, as well as minerals such as; iron, manganese, zinc, calcium and potassium.
- 1 cup couscous
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth chicken stock can be used as well
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon olive oil or butter
- Bring water, vegetable broth and olive oil to a boil
- Add couscous and stir
- Remove from heat, let sit for 4-5 minutes, fluff with fork