Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Feta

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Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Feta
Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Feta
Jane Bruce

Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Feta

This side dish can also serve as a meal on its own, but it's great as an accompaniment to a protein like grilled chicken or fresh fish. It's quick and easy to make, and you can use any combination of vegetables you like.

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6
Servings
326
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, cut into thirds
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon chile flakes, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 Cup couscous
  • 6 Ounces feta, crumbled

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Toss the onion, eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, and garlic with the olive oil and seasonings. Spread the vegetable mixture on a foil-lined baking sheet. Place in the oven and bake until the vegetables are nicely roasted, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven.

Meanwhile, cook the couscous according to the package directions. Fluff with a fork. Mix together the couscous, vegetables, and feta until well combined. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Couscous Shopping Tip

Look for whole wheat couscous for a healthier alternative.

Couscous Cooking Tip

For added flavor, heat cous cous in chicken stock or saute some carrot and onion in butter before adding water.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
17%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Protein
12g
23%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
77µg
9%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20.7%
Vitamin C
35mg
59%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
1mg
7%
Vitamin K
15µg
19%
Calcium
184mg
18%
Fiber
6g
26%
Folate (food)
60µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
60µg
15%
Iron
2mg
8%
Magnesium
52mg
13%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
14%
Phosphorus
220mg
31%
Polyunsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Potassium
486mg
14%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.7%
Sodium
567mg
24%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.7%
Zinc
2mg
10%

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