Tex-Mex Couscous

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by Very Gray Bear

I worked this out trying to make a South Beach Diet substitute for Mexican Rice.

Top Review by LUVMY2BOYS

This was my first time using couscous & it worked great! I used the whole wheat kind & used sodium free chicken broth. Everything else I pretty much followed to a "t!" Thank u very much for sharing; went great with my chimichanga!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (5 1/2 ounce) boxof near east original couscous or 34 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 12 cups low-fat beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 12 teaspoons cumin
  • 12 teaspoon coriander
  • 12 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne
  • 12 teaspoon cilantro


  1. Bring beef broth, olive oil and spices to a boil.
  2. Add couscous, stir, remove from heat and cover.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes, fluff and serve.
  4. You can also add drained, cooked black beans if you wish.
  5. Unfortunately, corn is not allowed on the South Beach Diet.

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