Christmas Couscous

Christmas Couscous


"This is my own creation. It is both tasty and healthy. It looks great on Christmas plates. The couscous is off-white, the peppers are green and red; the colors of Christmas. Taste and you'll know why it is my favorite recipe."


servings 213 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place dry couscous, red and green peppers, and Parmesan cheese in 2 quart saucepan. Mix well.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in butter. Pour water into saucepan with couscous mixture. Cover for about 5 minutes. When you remove cover, couscous will be ready. Fluff with a wooden spoon.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I liked this recipe because it was very simple. However, I gave it a 3 because I agree with the first reviewer about it being bland. I added garlic, but I think the recipe could be approved on m...

This was pretty good. I sauteed the bell peppers with minced garlic in the butter and then added equal parts of water and couscous along with the parmesan cheese. At the table we seasoned it wit...

My husband & I found this to be incredibly bland. Garlic or some sort of spice would make a big difference.

This was a very nice, festive looking side dish for my New Years Eve party. The taste was pretty good, but as others commented, could use just a bit of perking up. No complaints from any guests...

<p>This recipe works great as a side dish. I used feta cheese instead of Parmesan cheese and I added raisons to give it a little more flavor.</p> <p>My only real problem with this type of cou...

This is a good way to dress up couscous! But I had to figure out how much 6 oz. was. So I went with 1 Cup. Then I used only 1 1/2 C. water. 4 Cups would have drowned it. Also took advice of...

Instead of water, I used chicken broth and also added garlic powder as others recommended. Then, this made a pretty good side dish.

Mmm Mmm Good! I loved this. It was quick, easy and tastes great! Also tastes great with chopped tomatoes and mozzarella cheese!

I thought this was really easy and fast to make. Very tasty.