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Cauliflower & Couscous Pilaf

Cauliflower & Couscous Pilaf
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Pilaf is usually made with rice plus nuts, fruit, vegetables or even meat. In this version we use couscous instead of rice, so it’s nearly instant, and add a sweet accent of orange and currants.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups
    finely chopped cauliflower florets, (about 1 medium head)
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    salt
  • 3/4 cup
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon
    freshly grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup
    orange juice
  • 1/4 cup
    currants
  • 2/3 cup
    whole-wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup
    sliced scallion greens
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cauliflower and salt; cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add broth, orange zest, juice and currants; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous and scallions. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: generous 3/4 cup each
  • Calories162
  • Fat3 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates31 g
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein6 g
  • Sodium291 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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