Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
For a vegetarian dish use cubed tofu rather than cubed chicken.
Diet Type: Dairy Free
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped dried plums
  • 1 teaspoon Curry powder
  • 1 cup dry Whole Wheat Couscous
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken or tofu
  • 2/3 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted (optional)
  • Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    In medium saucepan, combine chicken broth, dried plums and Curry powder; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in couscous and green onions. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; allow to cool. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; add to couscous, tossing to coat. Stir in chicken and tomato. Just before serving, stir in almonds, if desired. Tip: To toast almonds, arrange in even layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree F oven 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 6
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 333
    Calories from Fat 100
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 11g17%
      Saturated Fat 2g8%
      Mono Fat 7g 
    Cholesterol 30mg10%
    Sodium 355mg15%
    Total Carbs 43g14%
      Dietary Fiber 4g16%
    Protein 17g 
    Iron13%
    Calcium4%
    Vitamin C7%
    Vitamin E8%
    Vitamin A7%
    Vitamin B-123%
    Vitamin B-615%
    Pantothenic acid9%
    Niacin37%
    Riboflavin6%
    Thiamin7%
    Folate5%
    Selenium19%
    Manganese20%
    Copper15%
    Zinc6%
    Potassium14%
    Phosphorus18%
    Magnesium11%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.