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40 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
couscous
kid friendly
has meat
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
vegetarian
pescetarian
paleo
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Fat (total lipid) as 85.2%, Fiber as 79.4%, Sodium as 136% and Sugar as 141% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely need to take these into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.5% of RDA
• Calories: 65.3% of RDA
• Carbs: 65.5% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 85.2% of RDA
• Fiber: 79.4% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.0% of RDA
• Protein: 37.0% of RDA
• Sodium: 136% of RDA
• Sugar: 141% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 73.9% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 38.5% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 18.2% of RDA
• Iron: 10.4% of RDA
• Magnesium: 66.5% of RDA
• Manganese: 441% of RDA
• Niacin: 28.7% of RDA
• Potassium: 38.7% of RDA
• Zinc: 35.4% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
Whether this matters for your diet depends mostly on what other foods you consume today.
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
1
box
10 oz.
 
1
cup
 
3
tbsp
 
2
cloves
thinly sliced.
 
1
can
rinsed.
 
1
cup
 
1
bunch
stems trimmed.
 
3
tsp
 
1
tsp
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Place the couscous in a bowl. Add 1 ½ cups boiling water and stir. Cover tightly and let stand for 10 minutes.
2.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, over low heat, toast the pine nuts, shaking the pan frequently, until golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
3.
Return the skillet to medium heat, add the oil, and heat for 1 minute. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
4.
Add the chickpeas, raisins, chard, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chard is tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
5.
Fluff the couscous with a fork and divide among individual plates. Top with the chard and sprinkle with the pine nuts.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 979
Protein 31.3 g
Carbohydrates 135 g
Iron 1.87 mg
Fiber 16.7 g
Calcium 5.50 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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