An easy, fragrant side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • tsp saffron threads, crushed
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into half-moons
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken stock
  • 1-½ cups couscous (1 box)
  • cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Directions

In a medium frying pan (with sides at least 2 in. high) over medium heat, melt butter. Add saffron and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add onion and salt and cook, stirring, until translucent, about 7 minutes.

Add chicken stock and 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Add couscous, stir, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

Fluff couscous with a fork, then gently stir. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Nutritional Information
CALORIES 364(23% from fat); FAT 9.1g (sat 5.5g); PROTEIN 10g; CHOLESTEROL 23mg; SODIUM 823mg; FIBER 3.2g; CARBOHYDRATE 59g
Categories
30 Minute, Basic, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
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