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Tomato Basil Couscous

Nutrition Information
Calories: 400
Total Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 200mg
Carbohydrates: 74g
Dietary Fiber: 9g
Sugars: 4g
Protein: 21g
Vitamin A: 750iu (15%)
Vitamin C: 18mg (30%)
Calcium: 80mg (8%)
Iron: 5.4mg (30%)

Yield: 4 servings. 1-1/2 cups per serving.

Vegetable oil cooking spray
1 cup chopped onion
2 cups water
15-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
1 cup lentils
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 cup couscous
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Lightly spray a Dutch oven with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium high heat. Saute onion until tender- about 2-3 minutes.

Stir in water, tomatoes, lentils and tomato paste. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer.

Cook until lentils are soft- about 20 minutes. Stir in couscous and basil. Allow to sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Total Preparation & Cooking Time: 40 min. (5 Prep, 35 Cook)

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