Cinnamon-Raisin Couscous
Recipe type: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Morracan
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Serves: 8
  • 1½ cups plus 1 tbsp. nonfat vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 8 oz. pkg. sliced fresh mushrooms
  • ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • 15 oz. can low sodium garbanzo beans
  • 10 oz. pkg. quick-cooking plain couscous
  • ¾ cup golden raisins
  1. Spray a large nonstick skillet cooking spray
  2. Add 1 tablespoon vegetable broth and heat over medium-high heat
  3. Add mushrooms
  4. Sprinkle with onion powder and cook, stirring frequently until mushrooms are softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Add beans, raisins, apple juice and cinnamon to mushrooms.
  6. Toss mixture lightly and remove skillet from heat.
  7. Pour remaining broth and water into a small saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat.
  8. Add couscous to mushroom mixture in skillet; pour boiling broth over top.
  9. Cover and let mixture stand 5 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
  10. Fluff with a fork and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 248 Fat: 1.4g Carbohydrates: 51g Sodium: 396mg Fiber: 9g Protein: 9g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at