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Couscous with Mushrooms and Curry

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Couscous with Mushrooms and Curry

Couscous is a great substitute for rice or potatoes. This vegan dish can serve as your main dish or a side. Anyway you serve it, it is delicious.


1/2 cup sliced onion

2 tsp minced garlic

I tsp olive oil

1 cup sliced mushrooms

1/2 cup grated carrots

1 tsp curry powder

1/4 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp ground coriander

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 cup raisins

3 cups vegetable Stock

2 Tbs low-sodium soy or tamari sauce

1/2 cup chopped parsley

2 cups uncooked couscous


In a large skillet over medium-high heat. sauted onions and garlic in oil for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms and carrots and cook for 5 minutes.

Add curry powder, turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, and raisins, and cook for 3 minutes more. Add stock and bring to a boil.

Stir in soy sauce, parsley, and couscous. Cover pan and remove from heat. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. Serve hot.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving): 495.8 calories; 7% calories from fat; 4.3 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 585.8 mg sodium; 705.2 mg potassium; 96.9 g carbohydrates; 7.3 g fiber; 17.2 g sugar; 18.0 g protein.