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Southwest Cous Cous

This easy and flavorful southwest couscous recipe is perfect for a quick and delicious side dish or even as a light meal on its own. Packed with spices and dried vegetables, this couscous dish is sure to become a new favorite.

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Southwest Couscous

Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern, Vegan, vegetarian
Keyword Cous Cous, Mexican Flavor, Southwest
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171kcal
Author Lucia Tiffany MPH


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil optional
  • 1 Tbs. minced onion dried
  • 1 Tbs. tomato dried finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix or to taste
  • 2 tsp bell pepper dried minced
  • 1 tsp. parsley or cilantro, dried
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, boil the water, olive oil, and seasonings.
  • Remove saucepan from heat, and stir in the couscous.. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve.


Serving: 0.167of the recipe | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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