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Nutty Lemon Couscous

Adapted from the Chicago Tribune, December 30, 2009

Serves 6

Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped NOW Real Food® Almonds*
2 Tbsp. NOW Real Food® Sesame Seeds*
2 Tbsp. butter
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
1/2 tsp. salt
10 oz. couscous
Rind of 1 lemon, finely grated
  1. Combine almonds, sesame seeds and butter in a skillet; heat over medium heat, stirring, until almonds are golden; about three minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Heat broth and salt to boil in a large saucepan. 
  3. Stir in couscous and lemon rind. 
  4. Cover and let stand until broth is absorbed; about 5 minutes.  
  5. Fluff with a fork; stir in toasted nuts.

Per Serving: 
297 calories
11 g fat
3 g saturated fat
10 mg cholesterol
40 g carbohydrates
10 g protein
225 mg sodium
4 g fiber

*NOW items available at your local health food store