Heart Healthy Vegetarian Couscous

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Couscous

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Couscous

Baby lima beans and saffron are the key ingredients in this delicious veggie crockpot dish. It's a vegetarian delight.

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4 servings


Vegetable oil spray

1 small red onion, chopped
2 tsp. bottled minced garlic
1 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1 9 oz. pkg. frozen baby lima beans
1 cup frozen no-salt-added peas
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. powdered saffron
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
1 cup couscous
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro


Spray a large saucepan or Dutch oven with vegetable oil. Place over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add broth, lima beans, peas, salt, saffron, and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes, or until lima beans are tender. Remove from heat and stir in uncooked couscous, tomato, and cilantro. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

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Ready in 30 min

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